Privacy

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!

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.

Renewed public interest directions - Youth on Track

The A/NSW Privacy Commissioner has renewed the Youth on Track public interest directions made under section 41 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act) and section 62 of the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIP Act).

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 I

Law Week 2016

Law Week 2016 occurs from Monday, 16 May to Friday, 20 May 2016. 

National Law Week is an annual event, held in May, to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society managed by the Law Society of NSW.

Privacy submissions

The Commissioner may make submissions to relevant inquiries, bills and discussion papers. 

The following is a list of submissions made by the Commissioner. 

Australian Appointed to United Nations Key Health/Privacy Role

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A/NSW Privacy Commissioner, Dr Elizabeth Coombs, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Chris Puplick AM to the UN TASkforce (Thematic Action Stream IV) on Health Data.  

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