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.

Latest News

Report on the operation of GIPA Act 2018-19

Media Release

The Information Commissioner has released the ninth annual Report on the Operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) 2018 - 2019


News Article

As a part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Information Commissioner and NSW Open Data Advocate Elizabeth Tydd will start the process for developing the next Open Government Partnership National Action Plan (2020-22)

Covid-19 privacy

News Article

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


Information on COVID-19 and the IPC