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NSW Information Commissioner publishes new resources on fees and charges under the GIPA Act

The NSW Information Commissioner has published three new resources to provide guidance on fees and charges to entities regulated by the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) and the general public.

Information Commissioner publishes Towards a NSW Charter for Public Participation

“I am pleased to announce the publication of the IPC Report: Towards a NSW Charter for Public Participation, which progresses my commitment to promote public participation and assist

Information Awareness Month (IAM) 2016

Information Awareness Month (IAM) is a collaborative annual event which runs from the 1 May to 31 May and brings together various bodies from the data management, archives, records, knowledge and library communities. It is celebrated around Australia and runs for the month of May.

Information Commissioner interviewed for the Law Society of NSW Journal

Elizabeth Tydd, the NSW Information Commissioner, was recently interviewed for the Law Society of NSW Journal’s April 2016 issue.

Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009: 2014 - 2015

NSW Information Commissioner and CEO of the Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) Elizabeth Tydd today released the 2014/15 Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act).

Personal information as a public interest consideration under the GIPA Act

It is timely to remind public sector agencies of the Information Commissioner’s “Guideline 4: Personal information as a public interest consideration under the GIPA Act”.

IPC delivers annual report 2016/17 to NSW Parliament

The IPC has released the 2016 – 2017 Annual Report which documents our work and achievements during the reporting period, as well as outlining our directions for the coming year.

View the IPC Annual Report 2017 – 2017 here.

Championing Open Government: Right to Know Week 2017 wrap up

In 2017, NSW marked Right to Know Week from 25 September to 1 October.

This year’s theme was ‘Right to Information: Open and accountable government and the media’s role’, where:

Right to Know Week 2017 Champions

The IPC acknowledges our Right to Know Week 2017 Champions

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Armidale Regional Council

 

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