News

RTI and IP Annual Report 2018-19 tabled in Parliament

June 23, 2020 - 5:52pm

On 19 June 2020, the Attorney-General tabled the 2018-19 Right to Information and Information Privacy report in Queensland Parliament.

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Follow-up audit report – Ipswich City Council

June 17, 2020 - 11:49am

On 17 June 2020, the Chair of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety parliamentary committee tabled our report into Ipswich City Council’s progress in implementing the 12 recommendations of our 2017-18 compliance audit with the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

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Contact tracing registers and privacy rights

June 17, 2020 - 10:28am

If you have visited a business, café or restaurant recently, you probably noticed you were asked to provide your name, address and mobile phone number for contact tracing purposes.

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New guideline: third party personal information

June 15, 2020 - 12:11pm

Many access applications require decision makers to deal with the personal information of people other than the applicant. Applying and balancing the public interest factors that apply to third party personal information can be complex, and the weight that applies to those factors will vary depending on the circumstances.

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OIC attends virtual meeting with Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities

June 10, 2020 - 12:11pm

The OIC and other Australian jurisdictions joined international counterparts for a virtual 53rd APPA Forum on 2-4 June 2020 to discuss global privacy trends, exchange policy and regulatory experiences, and seek opportunities for shared education and enforcement activities in the Asia-Pacific region.

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