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Corruption risks in access and use of confidential information

Queensland public sector agencies handle sensitive and confidential information ranging from their recruitment and tendering processes to the private information of individuals. Unlawful access, use or disclosure of such information may be not only an invasion of privacy but potentially a criminal offence and grounds for investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

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Improper access to public sector databases: What you should know

This document describes the risks to public agencies and their staff of incidents of improper access to private information. As well as including a case study, it identifies particular areas of vulnerability and measures to address them.

How to respond to a confidential information incident in your agency: A six-step guide for managers and supervisors

This document is a practical guide to help public sector managers and supervisors respond effectively to any confidential information incident in their agency. It provides the necessary legal framework, key steps and supporting resources.

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Confidential information: unauthorised access, disclosure and the risks of corruption in the Queensland public sector

This paper contains examples of inappropriate access or use of confidential information, risks of improperly using confidential information, case studies and findings of the CCC's audit into how agencies handle misuse of confidential information.

Last updated: 05 February 2018

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