In this section of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) website you will find current news relating to all three of our functions — freedom of information, privacy and information policy.
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At this busy time of year it is easy to forget about protecting your privacy, but people share a lot of information over the festive season – online shopping, giveaways, competitions and loyalty cards all ask you to share your personal information.
Public holidays can affect an agency’s ability to process freedom of information requests within statutory timeframes, particularly the period of time between Christmas and the New Year when most Australian Government agencies shut down operations.