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Media releases

  • Public Access Deputy Commissioner appointment

    Sven Bluemmel, the Victorian Information Commissioner, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Kummrow as Public Access Deputy Commissioner by Her Excellency the Governor of Victoria. Ms Kummrow is appointed for a five year term commencing on 14 May…

  • Privacy Awareness Week 2019: Protecting privacy is everyone’s responsibility

    Victoria will be observing national Privacy Awareness Week from 13 – 17 May 2019. Each year, privacy regulators join across the Asia Pacific region to mark the occasion.  This year’s theme is: Protecting privacy is everyone’s responsibility. Privacy Awareness Week…

  • International Right to Know Day 2018

    Joint media statement Australia and New Zealand’s Information Access Commissioners join together in support of International Right to Know Day Information Access Commissioners from across Australia and New Zealand have released a joint statement ahead of International Right to Know…

  • Deputy Commissioner Appointments to Support Victoria’s New Information Laws

    Victoria’s inaugural Information Commissioner today announced key appointments to the recently formed Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC). Ms Sally Winton has been appointed as the Public Access Deputy Commissioner and Ms Rachel Dixon as the Privacy and Data…

  • Appointment of Victoria’s first Information Commissioner

    Mr Sven Bluemmel has been appointed as the Victorian Information Commissioner. Mr Bluemmel will begin in the new role on 25 September 2017. You view the full media release here.

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