Media Releases

To assist NSW public sector agencies, we launched a web resource in August 2018 to support NSW’s voluntary data breach reporting scheme.

Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) CEO, NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate Elizabeth Tydd released the IPC’s Annual Report 2017/18 today, which also contains a report on the work of the Privacy Commissioner, Samantha Gavel for the same period.

The IPC is launching its latest e-learning offering during Right to Know Week NSW with the Towards Open Government Information (TOGI) course – the first comprehensive guidance to NSW Public Sector employees, bringing together information management responsibilities in one single training package. As part of a virtual event, more than 10 public sector agencies and up to 100 agency employees will complete the course during Right to Know Week NSW 24 to 30 September, wearing their Right to Know Week T-Shirt.

In an IPC first, the Information Commissioner will bring the Right to Know message direct to NSW citizens during Right to Know Week NSW

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NSW Privacy Commissioner, Samantha Gavel, today launched Privacy Awareness Week under this year’s theme - Privacy in the Digital Age.

Today the Information and Privacy Commission NSW launched a public dashboard that will enable government agencies and the public to quickly and easily access

Australian Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen have today released the inaugural dashboard of metrics on the public’s use of freedom of informatio

Ms Elizabeth Tydd, NSW Information Commissioner, CEO of the Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC), and NSW Open Data Advocate, today released the 2016/17 Report on the operation of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act), which has been tabled in Parliament. The Report examines the performance of over 200 government agencies in meeting their obligations to uphold NSW citizens’ right to information.

Australia and New Zealand’s Information Access Commissioners are meeting on 28 and 29 September 2017 in Brisbane to discuss and promote the importance of ope