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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Media Release

Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) CEO, NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate Elizabeth Tydd released the IPC’s Annual Report 2018/19 today, which also contains a report on the work of the Privacy Commissioner, Samantha Gavel for the same period...


News Article

As a part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Information Commissioner and NSW Open Data Advocate Elizabeth Tydd will take an active role along side other representatives of governments and civil society organisations to start the process for developing the next Open Government Partnership National Action Plan (2020-22)...

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Information Commissioner action to promote compliance with Information Access Guideline 1 - For Local Councils on the disclosure of information (returns disclosing the interest of councillors and designated persons)

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News Article

Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights relates to the right to privacy, and Article 19 relates to the freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas. The IPC promotes and protects privacy and information access rights in NSW...