SSSI WA - Data Sharing and Privacy Seminar
Date & Time
Monday, 7 Oct 2019
- 5:30 pm
The WA government is proposing whole-of-government Privacy and Responsible Information Sharing Legislation and is trialling a new Information Classification Policy. WA is one of only two states in Australia not to have legislation covering privacy and information sharing in the public sector.
Additionally, the Office of the National Data Commissioner is proposing new Data Sharing Legislation towards reforming the way public sector data is shared and used. The proposal will remove a fundamental element of privacy – consent, and instead place the responsibility on Data Custodians and Accredited Users to safely and respectfully share personal information where reasonably required for a legitimate objective.
As one of the largest collectors and distributors of information, the proposed legislation will have an impact on the way the surveying and spatial sciences profession does business – be it from within or with government, local authorities, academia, businesses and individuals.
The challenge it to realise the full potential of the data we collect and, at the same time, be able to share this information in an environment where people’s privacy and national security is appropriately protected.
You will have opportunity to share your views about what’s important to you relating to the issues in the proposed legislation.
As advocates for the surveying and spatial sciences, the SSSI is keen to understand your views and act on your concerns.
Main Roads Western Australia
East Perth, WA 6004
$25 SSSI members / $50 non members
Johanna Gastevich - firstname.lastname@example.org