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Outabox Data Breach
ASIC and OAIC sign information sharing MoU to accelerate data and privacy breach responses
Rex Patrick Loses FOI Delays Legal Battle, Pledges to Continue
Worried your address, birth date or health data is being sold? You should be – and the law isn’t protecting you
Appointment Of Australian Information Commissioner
Privacy By Design Awards 2024
JOINT RELEASE: Democracy groups call on Government to overhaul broken FOI system in line with inquiry report
It’s time to uncook FOI and that includes those overseeing it
Freedom of Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner appointments
Digital platform regulators make joint submission on AI
Digital Platform Regulators Forum puts generative AI on agenda
REX PATRICK CALLS FOR PROPER OAIC FUNDING AFTER THE COURT FINDS THAT RESOURCES TO DEAL WITH FOI DELAYS IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE GOVERNMENT
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers welcomes OAIC decision to investigate Medibank complaint
Bolstering Australia’s national privacy and FOI regulator
High Court clears way for OAIC case against Facebook to proceed
Cyber security incidents impact data breach risk
OAIC welcomes release of Privacy Act report
Association of Information Access Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand (AIAC) meeting communique
OAIC opens investigation into Medlab over data breach
OAIC opens investigation into Medibank over data breach
OAIC completes COVIDSafe oversight
OAIC welcomes passing of Privacy Bill
OAIC data breach report shows key privacy risks
OAIC welcomes additional Budget funding 27 October
OAIC welcomes additional Budget funding 26 October
OAIC making inquiries with Medibank
OAIC annual report highlights its important work for community
OAIC statement on MyDeal data breach
OAIC opens investigation into Optus over data breach
OAIC updated statement on Optus data breach
Australia should adopt ‘gold standard’ in data laws after Optus leak
Information commissioners and ombudsmen hail importance of enabling digital access
National Anti-Corruption Commission; Whistleblower Protections; Optus Data Breach
OAIC statement on Optus data breach
Customers warned to watch out for scams following Optus data breach
Credit Reporting Code review proposes strengthened privacy protections
OAIC opens investigations into Bunnings and Kmart
Credit Reporting Code updated in line with financial hardship reforms
Digital Platform Regulators Forum communique
Retailers must ensure compliance with privacy laws
Principles for nationally consistent approaches to accessing Stolen Generations records
Protecting privacy of data
Privacy in focus as foundation of trust this Privacy Awareness Week
Privacy: foundation of trust – statement by Privacy Authorities Australia
OAIC welcomes additional Budget funding
Key Measures to Support Australian Legal and Industrial Relations Systems
FOI Commissioner appointed to OAIC
Appeal of landmark asylum seeker data breach claim begins