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There are a range of events being held for Privacy Awareness Week 2024, both in person and online. Find out more about some of them below.

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May 2, 2024

Privacy by Design Awards

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Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus and Privacy Commissioner Carly Kind will join other speakers at the Privacy by Design Awards hosted by CyberCX and the Tech Council of Australia.

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May 6, 2024

IAPP Privacy Awareness Week launch

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The International Association of Privacy Professionals will be kicking off this Privacy Awareness Week with a KnowledgeNet session in Sydney: How to Power up a Privacy Program for Emerging and Evolving Technologies. It will include a keynote from Privacy Commissioner Carly Kind, and panel session.

Level up: transparency, accountability and security
May 6, 2024

OVIC PAW launch

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OVIC is commencing its PAW celebrations with an in-person launch event held at Parliament House. 

Victoria’s new Information Commissioner, Sean Morrison, will address attendees and be joined by a special guest speaker (to be announced).

 Morning tea will follow the formalities. This event will not be live-streamed, but will be recorded and published on OVIC’s Vimeo channel following the event.

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May 7, 2024

Privacy Awareness Week Event: Security in technology

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The Information and Privacy Commission NSW is holding this event for NSW public sector agency leaders, senior staff and privacy practitioners, including those within local government, universities and ministerial offices.

May 7, 2024

OIC Qld celebrates PAW

This event has now been held - view the recording at the link

The Office of the Information Commissioner Queensland has a range of plans for Privacy Awareness Week 2024 including a launch event where Commissioner Carly Kind will deliver a keynote sharing insights, challenges, and learnings, followed by an expert panel discussion moderated by emcee and journalist, Ms Kim Skubris, with Queensland Privacy Commissioner Paxton Booth, Queensland Human Rights Commissioner Scott McDougall, and Chief Customer and Digital Officer Chris McLaren. 

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May 7, 2024

Reasonable steps: What are they, and when should you take them?

This event has now been held

Unsure if the steps you are taking to protect personal information and ensure it is accurate are reasonable?

As part of Privacy Awareness Week, OVIC privacy experts Anna and Jack will be presenting a Lightning Talk with a Victorian focus, covering:

  • better understanding obligations under Information Privacy Principles 3.1 and 4.1 under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) when using technology; and
  • what reasonable steps may look like and when to take them.

This event will be recorded and published on OVIC’s Vimeo channel.

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