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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.
For any queries from or about non-NSW public sector agencies or their obligations, please go to the OAIC's website.

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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