This is the contact page for the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). If you are trying to contact another Australian Government agency or minister, please visit the Australian Government Directory

Our contact details

Phone enquiries

1300 363 992
Monday to Thursday
10 am to 4 pm (AEST/AEDT)

Online enquiries

Enquiry form

FOI requests

Email to or mail to the postal address below. Read more.

Post GPO Box 5288
Sydney NSW 2001
Fax +61 2 6123 5145

All phone options

Phone contact hours

1300 363 992
Monday to Thursday
10 am to 4 pm (AEST/AEDT)

From within Australia1300 363 992 (Enquiries line)
From outside Australia +61 2 9942 4099
Other languages Call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 then ask for 1300 363 992
Hearing or speech assistance Contact us through the National Relay Service then ask for 1300 363 992

Online forms

Enquiry Use this form to make a general enquiry to the OAIC if you prefer to make your enquiry in writing. This form is not for complaints or reviews.
Privacy Complaint Use this form to make a complaint about the handling of your personal information by an Australian Government agency or a private sector organisation. More information.
Notifiable Data Breach Use this form to notify the OAIC of an eligible data breach. More information.
Consumer Data Right Complaint Use this form to make a complaint about the handling of your CDR data by a business you have requested it from or the business you are sending it to, under the Consumer Data Right system. More information.
FOI Complaint Use this form to complain about an agency’s actions under the FOI Act. More information.
Freedom of Information Review Use this form to request a review of an FOI decision by an Australian Government agency. More information.
Agency FOI Extension of Time Requests Australian Government agencies can use this form to lodge an extension of time request or to notify of an agreed extension. More information.
Speech request Use this form to request an OAIC speaker for your event. 

Our form service is provided by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. Privacy information about their management of the service can be viewed at SmartForms. Our speech request form is hosted on Vision6. For information on how we handle your information, please read our privacy policy.

Accessing our information

Find out more about how to access our information.

Freedom of information requests

For FOI requests in relation to information held by us, please contact our Director, Legal via email at

Information Publication Scheme (IPS)

For questions or feedback in relation to our IPS entry, please contact our Assistant Commissioner, Corporate through our enquiry form.

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