Students and researchers

The Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) recognises the value of education and research to promote awareness and understanding of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) (RTI Act) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) (IP Act).

A range of information and resources and legal resource tools are available to assist students and researchers, including:


For government:

Information sheets

For community members:


Annotated legislation

Case studies


Research papers

Online safety - resources for teachers and parents 

The program Online Safety, It Starts With You! is a free course for the schools to help teach students from Year 1 to 6 how to be safe online.

Youth teaching module

This module is designed to help students develop awareness about privacy issues, and the security of their personal information.