Information policy speeches

In this section of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) website you will find speeches relating to information policy.

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Latest Information Policy Speeches

Tapping a National Resource – Government Information

Keynote presentation by Prof John McMillan, Australian Information Commissioner, to the ‘Data Management and Sharing in Government’ conference, Canberra, 2 April 2014

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Information Regulation — New Challenges

Keynote presentation by Professor John McMillan, Australian Information Commissioner, to inForum 2013 ‘Information Governance’, the annual conference of the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) Conference, Canberra, 9 September 2013.

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iQ interview with Professor John McMillan

Interview with Professor John McMillan, Australian Information Commissioner, by iQ magazine, the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia quarterly magazine. This article is reproduced with permission.

This interview was a follow-up to an interview from August 2010.

pdfPublication PDF of interview1.65 MB

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Information Management and Privacy in the Public Sector

Keynote address by Prof John McMillan, Australian Information Commissioner to Data Governance for the Public Sector Conference, Canberra, 9 April 2013.

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Launch of the OAIC report: Open public sector information: from principles to practice

Presentation by John McMillan, Information Commissioner at a seminar on 'Opening Government data in Australia – next steps' convened by NICTA Canberra, 22 February 2013

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