Review of the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988

The Australian Government is conducting a review of the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988. An Issues Paper for which submissions were sought was released in October 2020. The Attorney General’s Department has now issued a Discussion Paper and is inviting submissions in response to any or all of the proposals and questions in the paper or […]

NECSOPIC operations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic restrictions

NECSOPIC staff are currently working remotely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. Our priority is to provide continuity of services in an environment that protects the health and safety of the public and staff.  The NECSOPIC is continuing to receive and process Freedom of Information review and complaint applications and privacy complaints in relation to […]

Keeping you up to date with news from the NECS office

Welcome to the news page of the NECSOPIC (National Education & Care Services, FOI & Privacy Commissioners & Ombudsman) office. Here you will find policy updates which may have an impact on the decisions of the office. Prior to contacting the office, please review the content of this site to determine if we can help with […]