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The Australian Privacy Commissioner is an independent statutory office-holder, appointed under subsection 14 (4) of the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010. The Privacy Commissioner is one of three commissioners in the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, and has functions relating to privacy and freedom of information.

Angelene Falk is the current Acting Privacy Commissioner.[1]

HistoryEdit

Prior to the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010, the Privacy Commissioner was the Commissioner with respect to privacy legislation. Under the 2010 amendments [2] to the Privacy Act (1988) the Information Commissioner became the Commissioner with respect to privacy legislation.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Commissioner, c=AU; o=Commonwealth of Australia; ou=Attorney-General's Department; ou=Office of the Australian Information. "Who we are - Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)". www.oaic.gov.au. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  2. ^ https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2010C00444

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