Welcome to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) eLearning course for Australian Government agencies.
This course aims to introduce you to the Privacy Act 1988 (the Privacy Act) and provide you with practical advice and guidance on good privacy management practices.
Should I do this course?
The course is designed for Australian Government agencies covered by the Privacy Act and is suitable for all agency staff, especially those who handle personal information in their day-to-day work.
Contracted service providers for Commonwealth contracts may also find this course useful to understand the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).
About this course
There are three modules in this course:
- Module 1 is an introduction to the Privacy Act and the key concepts
- Module 2 covers the handling of personal information
- Module 3 covers the ways your agency manages privacy issues.
Each module includes:
- learning objectives
- an introductory video
- course content
- learning activities to assess your knowledge