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Law: Privacy Act 1988 (No. 119, 1988) (as amended) ('the Privacy Act')

Regulator: The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner ('OAIC')

Summary: The Privacy Act and the OAIC operate on the federal (commonwealth) level and are applicable across the Australian states and territories. For further information, please see the Australia – Federal jurisdiction dashboard below. In addition, there are various other pieces of privacy legislation and authorities within the states and territories, further information on which is available through the jurisdiction dashboard links below.