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.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Creation Date

    1 November 2010

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Commissioner Ms. Angelene Falk 16 August 2021 15 August 2024
Commissioner VACANT    
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