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In this section you will find current news from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

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Australian Financial Complaints Authority recognised as an External Dispute Resolution scheme under the Privacy Act

The Australian Information Commissioner has recognised the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) as an external dispute resolution (EDR) scheme under s 35A of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Article by Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner in The Australian

Human error and deception. Compromised credentials. One-off incidents.

Stay Smart Online Week 2018

This year’s Stay Smart Online Week (8-14 October) aims to help the community and business fight back against cybercrime.

The OAIC welcomes the appointment of Angelene Falk as Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner

The OAIC welcomes the Attorney-General’s announcement of the appointment of Angelene Falk as Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner for a three year term.

Notifiable Data Breaches second Quarterly report released

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has received 242 notifications under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in the period 1 April to 30 June 2018, according to the second quarterly statistical report on data breach notifications received under the scheme, released today. This is the first full quarter of operation of the NDB scheme since it commenced on 22 February 2018.

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