IPC delivers Annual Report 2017/18 to NSW Parliament

The IPC has released its Annual Report 2017/18 which documents our work and achievements during the reporting period, as well as outlining our directions for the coming year.

New Open Data online resource promotes Open Data release during Information Awareness Month

NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate, Elizabeth Tydd, has launched a new Open Data e-learning resource in collaboration with the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) during Information Awareness Mo

IPC celebrates National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week is held annually from 27 May to 3 June and is a time to celebrate and build on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

Privacy is key: thought leadership event unlocks its value

As part of Privacy Awareness Week 2018 (7-13 May), the Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) held a thought leadership event hosted by the Privacy Commissioner, Samantha Gavel.

NSW Privacy Commissioner launches new guidance for public sector agencies on GDPR

With the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in a matter of weeks on 25 May, NSW Privacy Commissioner Samantha Gavel today released guidance for NSW public sector agencies on this matter.

Week two of Privacy Awareness Month, May 2017 asks: How healthy is your privacy?

This year’s PAM theme for NSW is: How healthy is your privacy? The theme highlights the importance of organisations and individuals maintaining a good understanding of their responsibilities for the handling of personal and health information, and their ri

Privacy Awareness Month 2017

Privacy Awareness Week is an annual initiative of the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA). This event has grown so large that it now encompasses an entire month!

A/NSW Privacy Commissioner tables report on Employer, Employee, and Agent responsibilities under privacy legislation

The report addresses issues arising from employer, employees, and agent responsibilities under NSW privacy legislation and recommends legislative amendments based upon provisions in other Australian and NSW laws.

Renewed public interest directions - Youth on Track

The A/NSW Privacy Commissioner has renewed the Youth on Track public interest directions made under section 41 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act) and section 62 of the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIP Act).


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