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COVID-19 Update: The IPC is providing service as normal, however our shop front is no longer taking in-person enquiries. We encourage you to contact us via email - ipcinfo@ipc.nsw.gov.au.
The IPC is moving to a new telephone system and during the transition, email will be the most reliable means of contacting us. 
For more information, please see our COVID-19 page.

Information and Privacy
Commission NSW

The Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) is an independent statutory authority that administers legislation dealing with privacy and access to government held information in New South Wales.

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NSW Privacy Commissioner Statement

Statement

Statement by the NSW Privacy Commissioner on the Service NSW breach.

Information Commissioner statement in text

Statement

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) decided on 22 May 2020 to refer Destination NSW to the NSW Information Commissioner.

Community

Media Release

The NSW Privacy Commissioner, Samantha Gavel published today the results of the latest two-yearly survey of NSW community attitudes towards privacy.

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Statement

NSW Privacy Commissioner, Ms Samantha Gavel, has issued an updated statement about the Commonwealth Government’s COVID-19 tracing app...

Covid-19 - IA

Statement

Australian and New Zealand Information Access Commissioners join with their international counterparts in their clear call for documentation, preservation and access to information during COVID-19...

Covid-19 - IA

Statement

The Australian Information Access Commissioners join with their international counterparts in their clear call for transparency and the right to access information as governments, businesses and citizens deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 - Privacy (2)

News Article

Australian privacy regulators have convened a National COVID-19 Privacy Team.

COVID-19

Information on COVID-19 and the IPC