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The Anonymisation Decision-making Framework has been adapted to the Australian context

Thursday, 15 February 2018

UKAN has recently collaborated with CSIRO and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to adapt The Anonymisation Decision-making Framework for the Australian context. One change from the UK book is the substitution of the term ‘de-identification’ for ‘anonymisation’, thus the Australian version is `The De-Identification Decision-Making Framework‘. In addition, the adaptation required revisions due… Read more »

Australian Information Commissioner

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been allocated $37m over four years, a significant reversal of fortunes for an agency the government has spent two years trying to kill. For more information on this story click here.  

Data sharing of health data

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

A company owned by Google has been given access to the healthcare data of up to 1.6 million patients from three hospitals run by a major London NHS trust. For more information on this story click here.