IPC publishes Annual Report 2019/20


The Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) has published its Annual Report 2019/20 which documents its work and achievements throughout the 2019/20 reporting period.

The Annual Report was tabled in NSW Parliament on 30 November 2020.

Read the Media Release here.

Download the IPC Annual Report 2019/20 here.

2019/20 highlights included:

  • an increase of 15% in applications for information access and privacy reviews and complaints
  • finalisation of 814 reviews and complaints, an increase of 8.5% on the 2018/19 reporting period providing
  • 575 information access and privacy advices to support compliance by agencies, an increase of 31.6% on the 2018/19 reporting period
  • Commissioners provided submissions to 11 reviews and inquiries conducted by government including 7 joint submissions
  • dealing with 2782 enquiries from the public, representing a 5.7% increase on the 2018/19 reporting period
  • 513,794 page views of its website, a 3.7% increase on the 2018/19 reporting period
  • improving awareness of privacy and information access rights with the release of 18 new publications and reviewing 75 existing publications