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The IPC CEO, NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate, Elizabeth Tydd, today released the IPC Annual Report 2020/21.

The NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate, Elizabeth Tydd, has released the results of research on NSW Community Attitudes to accessing government information for Right to Know Week NSW 2021...

Information Access Commissioners and Commonwealth Ombudsman today released the findings of their second cross jurisdictional study of community attitudes on access to government information...

The Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) has completed a proactive audit into the notices of advance deposit and processing charges applied by agencies under the GIPA Act...

The introduction of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) was a freedom of information revolution and is fundamental to the promotion of a healthy, transparent and accountable democracy in NSW...

The NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate, Elizabeth Tydd, today launched Right to Know Week NSW 2021, which aims to encourage both public sector agencies and public citizens to improve applied knowledge of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act), and raise awareness of a person’s right to access government held information in NSW...

Australian Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen today published an authoritative statement to promote the proactive release of information...

The IPC has completed a proactive audit into the compliance of councils with publishing returns of interest of councillors, designated staff and delegates.

The NSW Information Commissioner released the tenth Report on the Operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) for 2019–2020.

The Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner jointly issued advice regarding the Digital Restart Fund: assessing information access and privacy impacts.