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Transfer versus transit: Emails and section 33

September 13, 2012 - 11:49am

Section 33 of the Information Privacy Act 2009 sets limits on transferring personal information overseas. But how does it apply to email which may go through a lot of different countries as it makes its way to its destination?

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Review of Information Awareness within Government Released

September 11, 2012 - 2:35pm

Queensland’s Office of the Information Commissioner has today released the Results of Desktop Audits 2011–12: Review of publication schemes, disclosure logs and information privacy awareness in departments, local governments, statutory authorities and universities report.

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Creating Open Government Conference and Solomon lecture

August 28, 2012 - 12:05pm

The biannual conference, sponsored by the national Association of Information Access Commissioners, Creating Open Government, was hosted by the NSW Information Commissioner in Sydney last week.

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OIC Annual Report 2011-2012

August 23, 2012 - 12:08pm

The 2011-2012 Annual Report of the Office of the Information Commissioner has been tabled in Parliament and is now available.  

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Camera surveillance and privacy report

July 31, 2012 - 10:57am

The Camera Surveillance review has examined the systemic practice of camera surveillance in Queensland government agencies and the extent to which camera surveillance systems were designed and operated with privacy considerations in mind.

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