OAIC website upgrade
- Thursday, 22 October 2015
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has launched an upgraded and enhanced website, with a range of new accessibility and useability features.
Public consultation — eHealth system — revised PCEHR (Information Commissioner Enforcement Powers) Guidelines
- Tuesday, 06 October 2015
The OAIC is seeking public comment on a revised version of the PCEHR (Information Commissioner Enforcement Powers) Guidelines.
Public consultation — Draft health privacy resources for health service providers and consumers
- Tuesday, 22 September 2015
The OAIC is seeking public comments on a series of new draft health privacy resources for health service providers and consumers.
Data retention privacy obligations
- Thursday, 13 August 2015
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has published Privacy business resource 11: Telecommunications service providers’ obligations arising under the Privacy Act as a result of Part 5-1A of the TIA Act to assist telecommunications carriers and service providers to understand their key privacy obligations under the data retention scheme, which is due to commence on 13 October 2015.
National Consumer Fraud Week
- Monday, 18 May 2015
Did you know that identity theft is now one of the most common crimes in Australia? Identity theft involves scammers stealing your personal information to commit fraudulent activities, like opening accounts in your name, or making unauthorised purchases on your credit card.