This page refers to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s privacy practices and how we comply with the Information Privacy Principles.
PM&C and the Privacy Act 1988
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is subject to the Privacy Act 1988 which requires that we comply with the Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) set out in that Act. The IPPs set out how Australian Government agencies should collect, use, store and disclose personal information and how individuals can access records containing their personal information.
The department’s personal information handling practices are detailed in the annual Personal Information Digest. This sets out the kind of personal information collected or held by PM&C, what it is used for, to whom it is disclosed and how access to the information can be arranged.
General enquiries about the department’s compliance with the IPPs can be made to the department’s Privacy Contact Officer who can be contacted on (02) 6271 5702 or by writing to:
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
PO Box 6500
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Any complaints about the department’s personal information handling practices can be made to the Privacy Contact Officer or to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
Information about gathering and dissemination practices in relation to this website are outlined in the Website Privacy statement.Top