Release of inaugural dashboard and metrics on the public's use of FOI laws

Australian Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen have released the inaugural dashboard of metrics on public use of freedom of information (FOI) access rights.

Week two of Privacy Awareness Month, May 2017 asks: How healthy is your privacy?

This year’s PAM theme for NSW is: How healthy is your privacy? The theme highlights the importance of organisations and individuals maintaining a good understanding of their responsibilities for the handling of personal and health information, and their ri

Privacy Awareness Month 2017

Privacy Awareness Week is an annual initiative of the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA). This event has grown so large that it now encompasses an entire month!

Information Awareness Month (IAM) 2017

Information Awareness Month (IAM) is an annual collaborative event that promotes the important role that information plays in all aspects of our day-to-day lives. It is celebrated around Australia during the month of May.

A/NSW Privacy Commissioner tables report on Employer, Employee, and Agent responsibilities under privacy legislation

The report addresses issues arising from employer, employees, and agent responsibilities under NSW privacy legislation and recommends legislative amendments based upon provisions in other Australian and NSW laws.

Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009: 2015 - 2016

The NSW Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Tydd, today released the 2015/16 Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act).

A/NSW Privacy Commissioner Champions Data Privacy Day

28 January is Data Privacy Day, commemorating the signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty for privacy and data protection by the Council of Europe, on 28 January 1981.

NSW Information Commissioner launches new Open Data resource

Acting NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate Samara Dobbins, today launched the Open Data: Opening our World infographic to provide users with a simple explanation of Open Data and how it can be u

Information Commissioner releases IPC Regulatory Framework and Regulatory Plan

Following a program of work examining and implementing better and more responsive approaches to enable more strategic and effective regulatory efforts, NSW Information Commissioner Elizabeth Tydd has released the IPC R

Information Commissioner publishes Towards a NSW Charter for Public Participation

“I am pleased to announce the publication of the IPC Report: Towards a NSW Charter for Public Participation, which progresses my commitment to promote public participation and assist age


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