Privacy news

In this section of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) website you will find current news relating to privacy.

For media enquiries and interview requests please contact media@oaic.gov.au or call 0407 663 968.

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Latest News

Privacy assessment of Calvary Private Hospital

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has published a privacy assessment report for Calvary Private Hospital ACT.

Revised privacy public interest determination guide released

Revised guidance on applying for privacy public interest determinations (PID) has today been released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

International money transfers public interest determination applications

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has received two applications for public interest determinations (PIDs) under section 73 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act), one from the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) and one from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA).

OAIC signs mutual assistance agreement with Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland (DPCI).

Stay Smart Online

This week is Stay Smart Online week, an awareness week that aims to help Australians of all ages to stay smart and safe online.

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