Privacy and mobile apps

April 30, 2013 - 8:07am

Mobile applications or ‘apps’ are software programs designed to run on a smartphone, tablet computer or other mobile device.  Mobile apps can capture a range of personal information such as location, device or contact information. Queensland Government agencies contemplating developing and deploying apps need to consider their privacy obligations under the Information Privacy Act 2009.


Privacy Awareness Week 2013

April 23, 2013 - 11:25am

From 28 April to 4 May we will mark Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) 2013. This annual event was established by the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities in 2007, of which Queensland is an active member.


Fast Track Negotiation Skills Training

April 5, 2013 - 12:32pm

We are offering training in negotiation skills from 6 to 7 May 2013.


OIC releases model protocols on reporting to ministers and senior executive on access applications

February 28, 2013 - 3:25pm

The new model protocols for Queensland government departments on reporting to Ministers and senior executive on right to information (RTI) and information privacy (IP) applications has now been released.


Disclosure logs – commencement of new rules

February 26, 2013 - 2:43pm

Amendments to the disclosure log rules in the Right to Information Act 2009 commenced on 22 February 2013. For departments and Ministers: the new disclosure log rules in Section 78 will only apply to valid applications received on or after 22 February 2013.