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Information privacy and confidentiality standard

Last updated: 
Monday, June 21, 2021
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Subject area: 
ICT, communications and strategy

Management of information (electronic (data) and non-electronic) and administrative procedures must ensure that the integrity and quality of information is maintained, that access is properly authorised and approved, and that information is used appropriately.

The department is committed to the principle that data required for a government employee to fulfil their function shall be made available to that employee except where such provision is restricted by legislation, policy or security classification of the data.