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 Recorded Webinar: Privacy and Confidentiality Compliance and Disclosure for NFPs and Charities

Recorded: 8th July 2022
Duration: 1 Hour 48 Minutes

Organisations have important legal obligations arising from their collection and use of personal and other information. This session takes a deep dive into the nature of these legal obligations and provides a guide on when it is permissible to disclose information, including:

  • A refresher on the key elements of the Privacy Act
  • What is personal information and sensitive information?
  • In what circumstances is the disclosure of personal or sensitive information permissible?
  •  Exemptions to access and disclosure restrictions
  • When does the Health Records legislation apply to disclosure of information?
  • What is the difference between privacy and confidentiality? In what circumstances will organisations and their staff be under a duty of confidentiality?
  • What are the legal implications of a breach of confidentiality?
  • Non-disclosure agreements and other ways to manage confidentiality
  • What should be in organisational policies for privacy and information management
  • Tips for managing complaints about breach of privacy or confidentiality
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Michelle Cowan, Senior Associate, NFP Lawyers, Qld

Michelle Cowan is an experienced workplace relations lawyer who has advised both employer and employee groups in state and federal jurisdictions. She has expertise in establishing strategic employment standards and in managing workplace disputes in social enterprises and NFPs.

Michelle’s legal experience is augmented by her many years of direct management experience in large retail organisations, managing all aspects of the employment lifecycle for large groups of employees. She has the practical experience to provide pragmatic advice about how to navigate the complexities and risks that exist in the area of employment relations. Having worked in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Michelle is skilled in assisting employers navigate matters in that jurisdiction, such as workers compensation, long service leave and wage disputes for private employers not covered by the Fair Work Act.


This webinar is suitable for executives working for not for profits and charities – Australia wide. This webinar is for executives with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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Product Code: ZB1JUL22
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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