The Australian Information Commissioner has issued a written direction under
s 55(2)(e)(i) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 as to certain procedures to be followed in Information Commissioner (IC) reviews.
The Direction applies to agencies and ministers during IC reviews and preliminary inquiries prior to the commencement of an IC review. The Direction sets out the procedures that agencies and ministers are expected to follow in respect of the production of documents to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), the provision of a statement of reasons where access has been deemed to be refused and the provision of submissions.
The Direction has been published on the OAIC’s website and takes effect from 26 February 2018.
The exposure draft of the policy has been published on the Consultations page on the OAIC’s website. Comments on the readability and accessibility of the policy can be provided to the OAIC by 16 February 2018.
8 March, 4.30pm to 5.30pm
University of Technology Sydney
Interested in advancing your career in privacy?
Join the OAIC's Deputy Commissioner, Angelene Falk, and an expert panel as they discuss their trajectory into the privacy industry. Hear career tips and more about what it takes to build a career in privacy in both the public and private sectors.
Safer Internet Day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the safe and positive use of digital technology, and to explore the role we can all play in creating a better and safer online community.
We are proud to be supporting #SID2018 through our social media channels and we encourage you to do the same! This year's theme is: 'Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you.'
Safer Internet Day is coordinated by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner nationally, and is celebrated in 130 countries. Find out how you can be involved on 6 February by visiting the eSafety website.
Individuals who were in immigration detention on 31 January 2014, and were affected by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s February 2014 data breach, now have an opportunity to provide information about any loss or damage suffered as a result of the breach.
For more information, please visit the OAIC website.