Advice on the privacy obligations which contractors to Commonwealth Government agencies have under the Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
The FOI Act is the legislative basis for open government in Australia and covers Australian Government ministers and most agencies. This section is about the FOI Act as it applies across the Australian Government.
Provides guidelines to assist Federal and ACT government agencies to adopt best privacy practice and comply with the Privacy Act in respect to their websites.
The use of the Internet by governments and organisations has raised concerns about the privacy of staff e-mail and web browsing activities. The purpose of these Office of Privacy Commissioner guidelines is to recommend steps that organisations can take to ensure that their staff understand the organisations position on this issue through the development of clear policies.
If you have a concern about the conduct of an Australian Government agency under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act), you can use this form to ask the Information Commissioner to investigate your complaint.
These guidelines are the Privacy Commissioner's view on how the Information Privacy Principles (IPP) affect federal government agencies when these agencies collect personal information.
These guidelines are the Privacy Commissioner's view on how the Information Privacy Principles (IPP) affect federal government agencies with the security and storage of personal information.
These guidelines set out standards for handling personal information that legally bind agencies when using and disclosing personal information. These guidelines are the Privacy Commissioner's view after consulting Privacy Contact Offices in relevant agencies.
Information page provided by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner about the eleven Information Privacy Principles' (IPPs) with which Australian, ACT and Norfolk Island government agencies and minister's offices must comply with when they collect, use, store and disclose personal information about individuals.
Information for Australian and ACT government Privacy Contact Officers (PCO). PCOs are the first point of contact for advice on privacy matters related to their agency.
A range of resources to help the general public, private sector organisations and Australian, ACT and Norfolk Island Government agencies understand the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act).
Regulates the handling of personal information about individuals. This includes the collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information.