** Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, 2020 workshops have been
postponed. New dates will be set once restrictions are lifted **
This workshop provides training on requirements for the handling of personal information for Federal Government departments and agencies under the Commonwealth Privacy Act.
The course covers obligations under the:
• Australian Privacy Principles (APPs);
• Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code (APP Code); and
• Data Breach Notification Scheme (DBN Scheme).
The learning objectives of the workshop are to equip participants with a detailed knowledge of:
• legal requirements under the APPs, APP Code and DBN Scheme;
• privacy governance mechanisms required to meet obligations;
• how to apply requirements in practical scenarios;
• how to identify and manage privacy risks and incidents; and
• how to perform the role of Privacy Officer or privacy manager.
Course content, including cases studies, is specific to Federal Government agencies.
Attendees receive a bound Participant Handbook containing course materials which also provides a privacy reference handbook for future use.
Coverage of Act
2-Australian Privacy Principles
APP 1 - Open and transparent management of information
APP 2 - Anonymity and pseudonymity
APP 3 - Collection of solicited information
APP 4 - Receiving unsolicited information
APP 5 - Notification of collection
APP 6 - Use and disclosure
APP 7 - Direct marketing
APP 8 - Cross-border disclosures
APP 9 - Adoption, use or disclosure of government identifiers
APP 10 - Data quality
APP 11 - Data security
APP 12 - Access
APP 13 - Correction
3-Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code
Privacy management plan
Privacy impact assessments
Internal privacy capability
4-Data Breach Notification Scheme
Data breach statement
Who should attend?
Senior staff responsible for managing privacy, such as Privacy Officers, Chief Information Officers, privacy managers, records managers and risk managers.
Jeremy Douglas-Stewart is a specialist privacy consultant and has been recognised as a leading privacy lawyer in Australia and corporate workshop presenter. Jeremy has extensive experience in advising businesses and government on privacy laws and data management practices, has published widely in the field of privacy (including as author of an Australian privacy law loose-leaf reporting service) and has over 15 years’ experience in delivering privacy training seminars. Jeremy was a member of the Privacy Commissioner's Consultative Group during the review of the Privacy Act in 2004/05 and of the Australian Law Reform Commission's Privacy Principles Roundtable in 2007.
Workshop (PowerPoint presentation, case studies, quizzes and group discussions)
$1,180 + GST
Group discounts - 2 persons - 5%; 3 persons - 7.5%; 4 + persons - 10%
Materials only - If you are unable to attend, Participant Handbooks can be ordered separately.
Full day catering provided (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea)
9am - 5pm
City, date & venue
CITY - Canberra
DATE - TBA
VENUE - Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1 Binara Street
Future workshop dates
To request e-notification of 2020 workshop dates once they are released (post-COVID-19 restrictions), submit your email address through our contact us form with "Notification request: Privacy workshop (federal agencies)" in the subject field.
Workshops in other cities
For public sector training outside Canberra, federal agency staff are able to attend our Privacy Training Workshops for all sectors (ie public and private sectors) being held in capital cities around Australia. These workshops cover obligations for both federal agencies and private sector organisations (there are minor variations between the two), do not include the APP Code module and offer the DBN Scheme module as optional.
This product is sold subject to the Standard terms for seminars, workshops & webinars
> Data Breach Notification Scheme Training Workshop
> Online Privacy Training for Privacy Officers & Managers
> Online Privacy Training for Staff
> Australian Privacy Law Handbook