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The Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government and the Attorney General, today announced the appointment of Rachel McCallum as the NSW Information Commissioner.

The NSW Information Commissioner has issued two information access audits which examine the open access requirements under the GIPA Act...

Today, the Acting NSW Privacy Commissioner welcomed the commencement of the new Mandatory Notification of Data Breach (MNDB) Scheme.

The IPC CEO and Information Commissioner has tabled the IPC Annual Report for 2022/23 in NSW Parliament. The Report includes a report of the work of the former NSW Privacy Commissioner for the period.

To mark International Access to Information Day (IAID, also known as IAI Day), celebrated annually on 28 September, we join in our commitment to promote and uphold the fundamental right of the community to access government information.

The Information Commissioner has released the results of research on NSW Community Attitudes to accessing government information for Right to Know Week NSW 2023.

Information Commissioners and Ombudsmen from across Australia today released the findings of their third cross-jurisdictional study of community attitudes on access to government information.

The Information Commissioner has referred six Councils to the OLG for non-compliance with their mandatory open access requirements under the GIPA Act...

Today, the NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate, Elizabeth Tydd, launched Right to Know Week NSW 2023.

The NSW Privacy Commissioner has today published a follow-up Desktop Audit of Privacy Management Plans (PMP) Report of universities, select councils and government departments’ compliance with the PMP requirements under the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW) (PPIP Act).