The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has released some statistics identifying the work that has been carried out in the 12 months since the changes to the Privacy Act 1988 were introduced on 12 March 2014.  Included in these statistics is the fact that the Office received 4,016 privacy complaints in the past year.  This represents an increase of 43% over the previous year.

For more information, Members are encouraged to visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's website, here.