The APPs cover the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information. They regulate the handling of personal information by Australian government agencies and some private sector organisations.
The FOI Act is the legislative basis for open government in Australia and covers Australian Government ministers and most agencies. This section is about the FOI Act as it applies across the Australian Government.
If you have a concern about the conduct of an Australian Government agency under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act), you can use this form to ask the Information Commissioner to investigate your complaint.
Advice on the privacy obligations which contractors to Commonwealth Government agencies have under the Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
Regulates the handling of personal information about individuals. This includes the collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information.