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The lighter side of Privacy Awareness Week

As part of our Privacy Awareness Week activities, we've published a new cartoon by Chris Slane every day, with today's cartoon the last in the series.

Public Interest Directions

Under section 41 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act), the Privacy Commissioner, with the approval of the Attorney General, may make a Public Interest Direction (Direction) to waive or make changes to the requirements for a public sector agency t

Media release - Inaugural NSW Information Commissioner to step down (PDF, 20kb)

After three years as the inaugural NSW Information Commissioner, Deirdre O’Donnell has announced she will be leaving her role on Friday 24 May 2013.

Media release - Privacy Awareness Week 2012 launched in NSW (PDF, 25kb)

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) has been officially launched in NSW today by the NSW Privacy Commissioner, Dr Elizabeth Coombs and the NSW Attorney General and Minister for Justice, the Hon. Greg Smith. 

GIPA review reports

The Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) publishes external review reports to assist agencies to comply with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act).

Information Access Laws

The information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) oversees the following laws concerning access to government information.


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