Privacy and managing health information in general practice

Australian states' and territories' advice on privacy

Organisation

Phone

Australian GovernmentOffice of the Australian Information Commissioner

1300 363 992

ACTHuman Rights Commission

(02) 6205 2222

NSWInformation and Privacy Commission

1800 472 679

NTOffice of the Information Commissioner

1800 005 610

QldOffice of the Information Commissioner

(07) 3234 7373

SAPrivacy Committee of South Australia

(08) 8204 8786

TasOmbudsman Tasmania

1800 001 170

VicOffice of the Commissioner  for Privacy and Data Protection

1300 666 444

 

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  2. Commonwealth of Australia. Privacy Act 1988. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia, 1988. [Accessed 4 April 2017].
  3. Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Australian Privacy Principles guidelines: Privacy Act 1988. Canberra: OAIC, 2015. [Accessed 4 April 2017].
  4. Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel Victoria. Health Records Act 2001. Melbourne: OCPC, 2001. E52D30DC34D78CA2580B8001878C3/$FILE/01-2aa033%20authorised.pdf [Accessed 4 April 2017].
  5. NSW Parliamentary Counsel’s Office. Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002. Sydney: PCO, 2002. [Accessed 4 April 2017].
  6. ACT Parliamentary Counsel’s Office. Health Records (Privacy and Access) Act 1997. Canberra: PCO, 1997. [Accessed 4 April 2017].
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  12. National Health and Medical Research Council. Use and disclosure of genetic information to a patient’s genetic relatives under Section 95AA of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) – Guidelines for health practitioners in the private sector. Canberra: NHMRC, 2014. [Accessed 5 April 2017].
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