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 Privacy Training Workshops

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Description

This workshop provides intensive privacy training on requirements regarding the handling of personal information for senior staff responsible for managing privacy in private sector organisations and public sector agencies (Commonwealth & ACT).

The course provides attendees with a detailed knowledge of requirements under the Commonwealth Privacy Act's Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and how they apply in practice. It aims to ensure attendees are able to perform the role of privacy manager and to develop and maintain a privacy compliance program.

The course equips participants with a detailed understanding of:

 •  legal requirements & privacy principles regarding managing personal information;
 •  how to apply the laws in practical situations; and
 •  how to identify and manage privacy issues and incidents.

Attendees receive a Participant Handbook containing detailed materials and information (suitable for subsequent use as a privacy reference handbook).

Who should attend?

Privacy Officers, Privacy Contact Officers, Chief Information Officers, Compliance & Risk Managers, Records Managers

Presenter

Jeremy Douglas-Stewart has been Principal Consultant at Privacy Law Consulting Australia since 2003. Jeremy was a member of the Federal Privacy Commissioner's Consultative Group during her review of the Privacy Act in 2004-05 and of the Australian Law Reform Commission's Privacy Principles Roundtable in 2007. Jeremy is author of the Australian Privacy Law Handbook, a national privacy law loose-leaf reporting service.

Format

Workshop format (PowerPoint presentation, case studies, group discussions and practical activities)

Cost - See product webpage (link at top of page)   

Group discounts

2 persons - 5%; 3 persons - 7.5%; 4 + persons - 10%  

Charity discount

5% (in addition to any group discount; must be ATO Tax Concession Charity endorsed).

Materials only

If you cannot attend, Participant Handbooks (which contain all course materials and are suitable for use as a privacy reference handbook) can be purchased separately. To order the materials: in the online registration form, leave the "City" field blank and type "Materials only" in the "Comments" box; or, in the hardcopy registration form, select "materials" instead of "city/date".

Catering

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.

Dates

   City

Date

   Adelaide

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   Melbourne

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   Canberra

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   Sydney

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   Brisbane

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   Perth

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Booking deadline: 7 days prior to date of workshop (bookings may still be made after deadline but are subject to availability).


HOW TO REGISTER

1. Order online 

2. Download & fax form to 08 8180 1880

To purchase materials only

See instructions below under the "Costs" heading.

 

Testimonials

Private sector organisations

I would highly recommend this course to anyone needing a thorough understanding of privacy laws … The course was comprehensive, well structured and interactive.

- Margaret, Synapse Medical Services

… the most organised, well delivered and most helpful seminar from a practical, legal and business perspective. The presenter was engaging, intelligent and a highly effective communicator. The seminar materials are excellent.
- Emma, HORTICULTURE AUSTRALIA

Presenter was very knowledgeable and helpful and provided practical answers.
- Jamal, MEDIBANK PRIVATE

Content of course was excellent.
- Anne, RAILCORP

Public sector agencies

I would recommend this workshop to anyone requiring information on the Privacy Act.
- Jacqui, Belmont Private Hospital

Highly recommended ...
- Shannan, CENTRELINK

... very clear and the structure supported learning. It was free flowing and the case studies extremely helpful. I would strongly recommend the workshop to others.
- Paul, DEPT OF ENV, WATER, HER & ARTS

... informative and very relevant to the public sector.
- Tracy, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT

... good interaction between tutor and students where real life examples were used which enhanced the learning experience. A good day's training.
- Chris, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE


Previous attendees (samples)

Banking – Commonwealth Bank, HSBC Bank Australia, Elders Limited

Insurance – CommInsure, RACQ Insurance, Insurance Australia Group

Credit unions (CU) – Australian Central CU, QLD Police CU, NSW     Teachers CU

Health services – Ramsay Health Care, 
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Chesterville Day Hospital

Retail – Harvey Norman, Reece, Integral Energy

Professional associations – Institute of Chartered Accountants, Royal Aust College of Surgeons, Pharmacy Guild of Aust

Not-for-profit – Salvation Army, Australian Red Cross, Anglicare

Government – Dept of Defence, Dept of Human Services, Centrelink, Comcare,     ActewAGL, ACT Govt Shared Services