NSW Information and Privacy Commission

Service co-ordination possible under privacy laws: commissioner

Researchers found NSW agencies have an "over-determined" view of privacy, limiting service coordination. But privacy commissioner Dr Elizabeth Coombs says misunderstanding about the privacy regime, not the laws themselves, is the cause of missed opportunities for service improvement. Read More

NSW needs more citizen participation

Government agencies need to do more to ensure citizens' rights to participation in public policy, NSW information commissioner Elizabeth Tydd tells The Mandarin. An independently oversighted charter of public participation would bring NSW into line with other states. Read More