The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has released a guide titled “Guide to Privacy Regulatory Action”. The guide provides guidance in relation to regulatory powers provided under Australian legislation. Each chapter includes information about the legislative framework, purpose and procedural steps for exercising the regulatory power.

The purpose of the guide is to provide a source of information for entities about the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s exercise of particular regulatory powers and to facilitate efficient and effective regulatory action.

OAIC Guide to Privacy Regulatory Action (PDF)