Information policy

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has responsibility for advising the Australian Government on Information Policy.

The OAIC supports the development of effective information policy by:

  • providing advice about best practice information policy to government
  • developing resources to assist government agencies implement best practice information policy
  • influencing policy through submissions
  • consulting with government about the challenges they face in information policy
  • consulting with the private sector, researchers, advocates and the community about how the value and use of public sector information can be maximised
  • conducting research into information policy international best practice.
This page makes up a part of the OAIC Information Publication Scheme IPS

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