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Information Commissioner's report reveals access applications on the rise

Ms Elizabeth Tydd, NSW Information Commissioner, CEO of the Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC), and NSW Open Data Advocate, today released the 2016/17 Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act), which has been tabled in Parli

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.

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 age

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”.

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