Privacy Commissioner's Submissions, Presentations & Speeches

Privacy Commissioner's Submissions

The Privacy Commissioner may make submissions to relevant inquiries, bills and discussion papers. The following is a list of submissions made by the Commissioner. 

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Submissions by the IPC and Commissioners to parliamentary committees or inquiries are privileged. The IPC provides links to submissions authorised for publication, usually directly to the submission as it is available from the Parliament’s website.

Date Submission
April 2017 Submission to the NSW Parliamentary Accounts Committee Inquiry into the Management of Health Care delivery in NSW
July 2016   Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Availability and Use 
Jun 2015 Submission into the NSW Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme discussion paper
Jan 2015 Submission on inquiry into the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 and the Enhancing Online Safety for Children (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014
Jan 2015 Submission on inquiry into the conduct and progress of the Ombudsman's inquiry "Operation Prospect"
Aug 2014 Submission on inquiry into measures to reduce alcohol and drug-related violence
Apr 2014 Submission on complaint handling and information sharing – Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records
Mar 2014 Submission on inquiry into comprehensive revision of the Commonwealth Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
Feb 2014 Submission on State Owned Corporations Review Issues Paper
Feb 2014 Submission on Discussion Paper "Enhancing Online Safety for Children"
Feb 2014 Submission on the draft Disability Inclusion Bill 2014
Jul 2012 Submission on the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 
Jun 2012 Submission on Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System: Proposals for rules and regulations
May 2012  Submission on Terrorism (Police Powers) Act 2002 
Feb 2012 Submission on Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System (PCEHR) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs
Dec 2011 Submission on the issues paper: A Commonwealth Statutory Cause of Action for Serious Invasion of Privacy 
Dec 2011 Submission on inclusion of donor details on birth certificates 
Dec 2011 Submission on the exposure draft the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record Bill and Explanatory Memorandum 
Oct 2011  Submission on review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Privacy Guidelines for Broadcasters
Oct 2011  Submission on proposed Heavy Vehicle National Law, Oversight Provisions
Sep 2011  Submission on NSW Government Information and Communication Technology strategy 
Aug 2011  Submission on the Legislative Issues Paper for Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system
Aug 2011 Submission on the review of disclosures of spent Commonwealth convictions for the purposes of working with children checks
Jul 2011  Inquiry into Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
May 2011 Submission on the Draft Concept of Operations: Relating to the introduction of a personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system 
May 2011 Inquiry into Exposure Drafts of the Australian Privacy Amendment Legislation Credit Reporting
Feb 2011 Request for submission on the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 (NSW)
Dec 2010 Submission on the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010 (CCYP Bill)
Jun 2004 Submission on the Review of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998

Privacy Commissioner's Presentations

Date Presentation
22 Feb 2019 Privacy Commissioner's presentation at FACS Legal Conference