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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

Meet the international speakers for Data + Privacy Asia Pacific

Data + Privacy Asia Pacific is one month away – register now to hear data and privacy experts from private and public sector on key topics such as big data, data ethics, the GDPR and more.

General Data Protection Regulation guidance for Australian businesses

The OAIC has published new guidance for Australian businesses on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements.

Introducing the APS Privacy Code

As part of an address to the AGS FOI and Privacy Forum on May 19, Commissioner Pilgrim outlined the reasons and aspirations behind the introduction of the APS Privacy Code.

What’s on this Privacy Awareness Week

Explore the latest privacy trends, issues, and solutions at one of our Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) events in Sydney or Canberra this May.

Updated guidance on ‘personal information’

On 19 January, the Federal Court of Australia published its decision in the matter of Privacy Commissioner v Telstra, providing important guidance as to what is ‘personal information’ in terms of the Privacy Act 1988.