Articles matching Freedom of Information


Health records: Confidentiality, privacy and access

Filed under: Children, Intellectual Property, Administrative Law, Freedom of Information

We here at FindLaw aren’t probably stating anything too controversial when we say that most of us are probably quite sensitive when it comes to information...

Social Media Enthusiasts Beware

Filed under: Competition & Trade Regulation, Intellectual Property, Privacy & Surveillance, Freedom of Information

While some people seem to have a relaxed attitude to material which is posted on the internet and social media sites, that is far from the legal position....

Businesses and Privacy: How Your Information Must be Handled under Australian Law

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Privacy & Surveillance, Freedom of Information

Privacy concerns were recently raised when news came to light that a popular mobile handset was tracking the location of owners without their knowledge....

Freedom of Information Laws in Australia

Filed under: Freedom of Information

Read about Australia's Freedom of Information laws and find out what you can, and can't access.

How Can I Get a Copy of my Medical Record?

Filed under: Freedom of Information

You can gain access to your medical records, but there are exceptions. This article explains how to gain access, what you can expect to pay, and what...

Report on Privacy Act Released

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Privacy & Surveillance, Freedom of Information

The Commonwealth Attorney-General has released a report by the privacy commissioner into the operation of the private sector provisions of the Privacy...

NSW Health records and Privacy

Filed under: Freedom of Information

Any organisation in NSW that holds health information should be aware of their obligations under the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (NSW),...

Cannon and Magistrates Court of Queensland (2004) QICmr 3

Filed under: Freedom of Information

Right of Entry Requirements

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Freedom of Information

The Full Bench of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission has prevented the ANZ Bank from imposing conditions on the Finance Sector Union's right...

New developments in workplace privacy

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Workplace Privacy, Industrial Relations, Freedom of Information

The Victorian Law Reform Commission's Workplace Privacy Options Paper proposes two options for reform that are significantly different from the current...

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