Australian agencies need new privacy code to maintain public trust: Pilgrim

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has been tasked by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) to develop a new privacy code for the Australian Public Service (APS), one that Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim said is needed after a string of privacy issues. “While these have been the result of a range of circumstances, through my office’s subsequent involvement in them I have formed the view that there is a need to strengthen the overall privacy governance processes within APS agencies,”

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