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Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

(OAIC)
Attorney-General's
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is an independent Australian Government agency established under the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010. The OAIC has three primary functions: - privacy functions, conferred by the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) and other laws - freedom of information functions, in particular, oversight of the operation of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and review of decisions made by agencies and ministers under that Act - government information policy functions, conferred on the Australian Information Commissioner under the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010.

Sections

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    GGS

  • Materiality

    Small

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW 2001

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
Freedom of Information Enquiries Line 1300 363 992 The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner Enquiries Line covers FOI and Privacy enquiries
Privacy Enquiries Line 1300 363 992 The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner Enquiries Line covers FOI and Privacy enquiries
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