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NSW Information Commissioner publishes new resources on fees and charges under the GIPA Act

The NSW Information Commissioner has published three new resources to provide guidance on fees and charges to entities regulated by the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) and the general public.

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

Information Awareness Month (IAM) 2016

Information Awareness Month (IAM) is a collaborative annual event which runs from the 1 May to 31 May and brings together various bodies from the data management, archives, records, knowledge and library communities. It is celebrated around Australia and runs for the month of May.

Information Commissioner interviewed for the Law Society of NSW Journal

Elizabeth Tydd, the NSW Information Commissioner, was recently interviewed for the Law Society of NSW Journal’s April 2016 issue.

Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009: 2014 - 2015

NSW Information Commissioner and CEO of the Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) Elizabeth Tydd today released the 2014/15 Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act).

Personal information as a public interest consideration under the GIPA Act

It is timely to remind public sector agencies of the Information Commissioner’s “Guideline 4: Personal information as a public interest consideration under the GIPA Act”.

250th Anniversary of Global Freedom of Information - 2 December 2016

Today marks the 250th anniversary of the passage of the first Freedom of Information legislation in Sweden.

Information Awareness Month 2016 Highlights

During Information Awareness Month 2016 (IAM) the Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) has continued to champion open government and highlight the importance of increasing the transparency and accountability of government and encourage greater public engagement in NSW.

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