All public and many private organisations are required to comply with the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth) (Privacy Act) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) as set out in the Privacy Act. The APP provide guidelines for the collection, use, storage, security and disclosure of personal information and any other information that may be sensitive. Individuals have the right to know what information organisations collect about them and to be able to see that information.
Housing Choices is bound by Privacy Act, the APP and the My Health Records Act 2012. Furthermore, we respect the privacy of all individuals. Housing Choices is committed to ensuring all directors and staff comply at all times with their obligations under the relevant legislation.
The below documents detail how Housing Choices complies with these obligations: