Legislation

The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner is established under Part 1A of the Freedom of Information Act 1982, and consists of the Information Commissioner, the Public Access Deputy Commissioner, the Privacy and Data Protection Deputy Commissioner and their staff.

The Freedom of Information Act 1982 sets out the powers and functions of the Information Commissioner and the Public Access Deputy Commissioner in relation to Freedom of Information.

The Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 sets out the powers and functions of the Information Commissioner and the Privacy and Data Protection Deputy Commissioner in relation to information privacy, protective data security and law enforcement data security.

Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014