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Office of the National Data Commissioner

The Office supports the National Data Commissioner who is responsible for overseeing the DATA Scheme to: - serve the public interest by promoting better availability of public sector data - enable the sharing of public sector data consistent with the Privacy Act 1988 and appropriate security safeguards - enhance integrity and transparency in sharing public sector data - build confidence in the use of public sector data, and - establish institutional arrangements for sharing public sector data.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Data Availability and Transparency Act 2022

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    One Canberra Avenue
    FORREST ACT 2603

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
National Data Commissioner Ms. Gayle Milnes 10 April 2022 9 April 2027

Other boards and structures

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