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Latest media releases

Do your favourite websites pass the privacy test?

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) will this week conduct an ‘internet sweep’ of the websites most used by Australians.

Privacy — a year round commitment

Privacy Awareness Week 2013 ends tomorrow. However, Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim is reminding business and government agencies to focus on privacy all year.

Know your rights under new privacy laws

In just nine months time, Australian privacy laws are set to change and Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim wants Australians to understand what this means for them and their privacy rights.

Information security is now the major issue affecting consumer privacy

Marking the start of Privacy Awareness Week 2013, 190 privacy professionals gathered this morning to hear about information security and privacy issues, and significant privacy reforms due to commence in March 2014.

Privacy Awareness Week 2013 – Get in on the Act

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is gearing up for its biggest Privacy Awareness Week yet. Kicking off on 29 April, the OAIC is focussing on privacy law reform as the theme for this year’s campaign.