Latest OAIC News

Observations following statement on global privacy expectations of video teleconferencing companies
Higher penalties to help protect Australians’ privacy
Children’s privacy in focus
OAIC publishes annual report on digital health
GPEN Sweep finds significant involvement of data protection authorities in Covid solutions
International Access to Information Day 2021
Information access commissioners and ombudsmen make recommendations to support Open by Design Principles
OAIC 2020 highlights infographic
Privacy Act reform crucial to building public trust
Flight Centre found to have interfered with privacy
Shopping up a storm? Be aware of what you share
OAIC issues first 6-month COVIDSafe privacy report
Privacy safeguards examined in COVIDSafe Assessment Program
OAIC welcomes Privacy Act review
Children’s right to privacy essential in digital age
On International Access to Information Day 2020
Australians want more control over privacy, survey shows
When do Australian Government agencies need to conduct a privacy impact assessment?
Statement on reported data breach involving NSW driver licences
Corporate Plan 2020-21 sets out OAIC strategic priorities
Scams Awareness Week 2020 – Be yourself. Don’t let a scammer be you
Rapid detection, assessment and notification critical in data breaches
Statement regarding reported health data breach in Western Australia
OAIC and UK’s ICO open joint investigation into Clearview AI Inc
OAIC to enforce privacy safeguards in new Consumer Data Right
OAIC expands oversight role as privacy safeguards for COVIDSafe app made law
Consumer Data Right Compliance and Enforcement Policy released
Joint statement on COVID-19 and duty to document
Reboot your privacy this Privacy Awareness Week
Privacy protections in COVIDSafe contact tracing app
Statement on Facebook proceedings
Joint statement on transparency and access to information during COVID-19 outbreak