The Privacy Advisory Committee (PAC): - provides advice to the Information Commissioner on privacy issues and the protection of personal information - provides strategic input to key projects undertaken by the Information Commissioner - fosters collaborative partnerships between key stakeholders to further promote the protection of individual privacy - promotes the value of privacy to the Australian community, business and government - supports office accountability to external stakeholders. Secretariat functions provided by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Members except for the Information Commissioner (convener) are appointed by the Governor-General.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Privacy Act 1988, section 82

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    1 July 2000

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Vacant Vacant 19 October 2016 18 October 2018
Member Vacant Vacant 19 October 2016 18 October 2018
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