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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

OAIC to visit Adelaide

Adelaide is the latest city the OAIC will visit as part of its national calendar of privacy events.

New My Health Record resources released

We have published new resources to assist healthcare providers understand their privacy obligations under the My Health Record system.

New Notifiable Data Breaches scheme resources released

We have published new draft resources for the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme to assist organisations in preparing for the scheme’s commencement on 22 February 2018.

Celebrate your Right to Know

Thursday 28 September is Right to Know Day — we encourage you to explore your right to access government held information, and to support its use as a national resource.

Amazing Rentals data breach impacting QLD and NT customers

10 January 2018: Commissioner concludes investigation into Amazing Rentals data breach

Customers of Amazing Rentals in Darwin, Caboolture and Toowoomba are being encouraged to take proactive steps to protect their identity following a data breach involving financial information.