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Public consultation on AI guidance

OVIC is updating its guidance on Artificial Intelligence – Understanding privacy obligations. Tell us what you'd like to see in the updated resource.

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Your Privacy Rights

In Victoria, you have the right to know when and why your personal information is being collected

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Agency FOI Information Service

Email your questions on FOI and experienced staff will provide tailored guidance

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Access Your Health Records

Under Victoria’s Freedom of Information Act, you have the right to request access to your health records

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The Incident Notification Scheme

Organisations are now required to notify OVIC of information security incidents over a certain threshold

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Publication of FOI Review Decisions

OVIC now publishes de-identified review decisions made by the Information Commissioner to promote understanding of the FOI Act

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Privacy Training

OVIC provides free training on the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 to Victorian public sector staff

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Training and Events

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Culture of Implementing Freedom of Information in Australia Report Launch

OVIC, alongside Monash University, the Office of the Information Commissioner Western Australia and the South Australian Ombudsman, invites you to attend the launch of the Monash University report on the Culture of Implementing Freedom of Information in Australia. This report,...

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  • Freedom of Information
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Introduction to Information Privacy and the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (PDP Act) webinar – June

Introduction to Information Privacy and the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (PDP Act) looks at interpreting information privacy and the Act, whilst also providing public sector employees with a detailed understanding of each stage of the information lifecycle. Please...

Information Access Series: Annual FOI agency survey – hints and tips for 2023-24 (June session)

Each year, OVIC conducts the annual FOI agency survey which is coordinated by our Registry and Case Support team. This involves collecting data from each Victorian agency and Minister on the administration and operation of the FOI Act, including the...

Information Access Series: Annual FOI agency survey – hints and tips for 2023-24 (July session)

Each year, OVIC conducts the annual FOI agency survey which is coordinated by our Registry and Case Support team. This involves collecting data from each Victorian agency and Minister on the administration and operation of the FOI Act, including the...

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