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

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Latest News

My Health Record opt-out period has been extended to 31 January 2019

The Minister for Health has announced the My Health Record opt-out period has been extended until 31 January 2019.

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.