Workplace surveillance

Both the Surveillance Devices Act 2007 and the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 are administered by the NSW Department of Justice.

The Information and Privacy Commission NSW (IPC) is not able to provide any advice related to individual rights and obligations in relation to surveillance laws, as this does not fall under our jurisdiction.

You can find some general information about the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 here

We suggest you contact LawAccess for further information about NSW surveillance laws.

Phone: 1300 888 529
Telephone Typewriter: 1300 889 529
National Relay Service: 1300 888 529 and ask for LawAccess NSW
Translating and Interpreting Service: 131 450 and ask for LawAccess NSW

If you wish to seek legal advice, LawAccess may be able to provide a referral. You can also contact:

Your local Community legal centre
The Law Society Solicitor Referral Service – 1800 422 713

Please note that the IPC does not provide legal advice in any circumstance.