The Office of the National Data Commissioner commissioned an independent Privacy Impact Assessment on the Data Availability and Transparency Bill as introduced to Parliament on 9 December 2020.
Under the Data Availability and Transparency Act (DATA) scheme, if your data sharing request is accepted, you will need to enter into a data sharing agreement with the data custodian.
The data custodian is the federal government agency responsible for the data.
Reform of public sector data use will help us build a better Australia. Streamlining and modernising how the Government shares data, while ensuring privacy and security, can support policy and programs, services and research to:
We commissioned an independent Privacy Impact Assessment on the framework that identifies its strengths and weaknesses.