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‘HW’ and Freelancer International Pty Limited

13 January 2016

Under the Privacy Act 1988, the Australian Information Commissioner can make a determination on a privacy complaint where the matter has not been able to be resolved through conciliation or finalised on some other basis.

In ‘HW’ and Freelancer International Pty Limited, the Commissioner found that Freelancer had breached the complainant’s privacy.

The full determination is available at ‘HW’ and Freelancer International Pty Limited [2015] AICmr 86 (18 December 2015).

Parties to a determination are able to seek review of the decision through the Administrative Appeals Tribunal or through the Federal Circuit Court or Federal Court of Australia.