How to complain about a breach of privacy

 

 

 

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Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)

 

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is an independent Office with responsibilities under the federal Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). The Privacy Act gives you rights in relation to how your personal information is handled by federal, ACT and Norfolk Island government agencies, credit providers and credit reporting agencies, anyone who holds and uses your tax file number, all large and some small businesses, and anyone who requests old minor conviction information about you. The OfAIC will take your complaint if you think you have been affected in respect of any of the above matters and have already complained to the agency or business directly.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

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Useful information from the website of Consumer Action Law Centre, Victoria on correcting  credit reporting mistakes

 

Information and Privacy Commission NSW

This is the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for NSW. It was set up in February 1999 to administer the NSW Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 and protect the privacy of NSW citizens. It receives and investigates complaints about privacy breaches NSW public sector agencies.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

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Office of the Information Commissioner

The Office of the Information Commissioner is an independent statutory body established under the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld) and the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) to promote access to government-held information, and to protect people’s personal information held by the public sector.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

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Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection

The Office of the Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection was established by the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) in September 2014. The Act is designed to protect all information held by the Victorian public sector, including the personal information of individuals. The Office of the Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection’s mission is to safeguard Victorians’ information and support information innovation.

 

Contact options

Make a complaint

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For other states and territories:

check the website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

 

 

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