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Privacy Commissioner launches online privacy tool for NSW public sector

The Privacy Commissioner has launched the Privacy Governance Framework, a dynamic online privacy tool designed for “whole of organisation” engagement with the management of personal information.

NSW Genetic Health Guidelines - Appendix 2: Sample materials

Sample points for inclusion in a privacy leaflet

The following paragraphs related to the disclosure of genetic information could be included in privacy leaflets of health organisations in the private sector. 

NSW Genetic Health Guidelines: Appendices

ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

AHEC

Australian Health Ethics Committee

ALRC

Australian Law reform Commission

NSW Genetic Health Guidelines - Part D: Scenarios

This section includes a number of scenarios that provide general guidance for authorising medical practitioners and disclosing health practitioners about meeting the requirements under HPP 10(1)(c1) and HPP 11(1)(c1) and acting in accordance with the Guidelines.

NSW Genetic Health Guidelines - Part C: Considerations when deciding whether to disclose without consent

3.    PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

3.1      Application for Guidelines

Guideline 1       

NSW Genetic Health Guidelines - Part C: Considerations when deciding whether to disclose without consent

2.    CONTEXT FOR DECISION-MAKING

2.1   Meeting individual needs

2.1.1  Communication

NSW Genetic Health Guidelines - Part C: Considerations when deciding whether to disclose without consent

1.    NEW SOUTH WALES PRIVACY LEGISLATION

In New South Wales, the privacy laws in operation are the PPIP Act and HRIP Act[1].

NSW Genetic Health Guidelines - Part C: Considerations when deciding whether to disclose without consent

Decisions regarding use or disclosure of genetic information without patient consent should be made after careful consideration of:

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