Senate grant and appointment orders

This page provides information about the current Office of the Australian information Commissioner (OAIC) statutory appointments and then provides copies of the documents submitted to the Senate on programs which the OAIC provides financial support to and notices of statutory office holder appointments. For our May and October 2011 Senate returns see the DPMC portfolio returns.

Current statutory appointments

OAIC statutory appointments
NamePositionTermLegislative provision
Professor John McMillan AO Australian Information Commissioner 5 years from 1/11/2010 Section 14(1) of Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010
Dr James Popple Freedom of Information Commissioner 5 years from 1/11/2010 Section 14(2) of Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010
Mr Timothy Pilgrim Privacy Commissioner 5 years from 19/07/2010 Section 14(4) of Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010

Information Advisory Committee

For information about appointments to the Information Advisory Committee under section 27 of the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 visit our IAC members page.

Privacy Advisory Committee

For information about appointments to the Privacy Advisory Committee under section 82(3) of the Privacy Act 1988 visit our PAC members page. 

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