Published 30 April 2021
This year’s campaign theme “Making Privacy a Priority” highlights the importance of protecting personal information and helps government agencies, organisations, and the public understand privacy rights and responsibilities.
Published 22 December 2020
Please note the Office of the Information Commissioner for the Northern Territory will be closed from Thursday 24th December 2020, re-opening on Monday the 4th January 2021.We wish you and your family a very safe and happy festive season.
Published 21 September 2020
International Access to Information Day (‘IAID 2020’), also known as Right to Know Day, is held on 28 September every year and recognises the community’s right to access government-held information. IAID 2020 explores the theme: Building trust through transparency.
Published 07 May 2020
The Australian and New Zealand Information Access Commissioners join with their international counterparts in their clear call for documentation, preservation and access to information as governments, businesses and citizens deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 01 May 2020
May 4-10th is Privacy awareness week. Let’s consider the PAW 2020 theme for this year and reflect on how we protect our privacy and respect that of others.
Published 16 April 2020
The Australian Information Access Commissioners join with their international counterparts in their clear call for transparency and the right to access information as governments, businesses and citizens deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 30 March 2020
Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsmen around the country appreciate that individuals, organisations and government are facing significant challenges to stop the spread of COVID-19. The use of personal information is part of addressing this public health crisis.
Published 24 March 2019
Our Office and NT government agencies are currently operating in an environment of unprecedented events related to COVID-19.This has the potential to lead to staff absences for varying reasons, staff being assigned to alternative essential duties and varied work arrangements, e.g., working remotely and, at some stage, possible closures of certain units or offices.
Published 20 December 2019
Please note that the Office of the Northern Territory Information Commissioner will be closed for a short period from Tuesday 24th December 2019 to Thursday 2nd January 2020.We wish you and your family a very safe and happy festive season.
Published 14 September 2018
Right to Know Day was first established in 2002, at a meeting of international access advocates in Sofia, Bulgaria, where it was proposed that the date be dedicated to the promotion of access to information worldwide.
Published 24 April 2019
Privacy Awareness Week 2019 (13 – 18 May). This year, our theme is Privacy: It's good for business!
Published 04 February 2019
Safer Internet Day (SID) is an annual, worldwide event will be held on Tuesday 5 February 2019 to help encourage a better internet, this year's theme is 'Together for a better internet'
Published 13 August 2018
The Ombudsman, Mr Peter Shoyer, has today welcomed the staff of the Office of the Information Commissioner to join his team
Published 20 April 2018
Privacy Awareness Week 2018 (7 – 11 May). This year, our theme is Privacy: From Principles to Practice!
Published 29 November 2017
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Published 01 January 2016
International Right to Know Day is observed each year on September 28. This day raises public awareness of everyone’s right to access government information.
Published 28 April 2016
Consider how your personal information is used. Be part of the privacy movement that aims to be global.