Communities and Justice

Resources to assist you

These resources will assist you to understand NSW and Commonwealth privacy laws, your obligations and responsibilities as a DCJ contracted service provider, and tactics that may help protect your organisation.

DCJ resources for contracted service providers

Key Privacy Obligations for DCJ Contractors (PDF, 156.4 KB)

  • This factsheet outlines privacy obligations for DCJ contractors including privacy considerations, how to safely handle information, data retention and right of access.

Information security is everyone's responsibility (PPTX, 5.1 MB)

  • This resource outlines your responsibilities as a DCJ contracted service provider, along with a number of practical things you can do to achieve and maintain a strong information security culture across your organisation.

Top 10 take-aways for information security. (PDF, 562.9 KB)

  • Download and print our the top takeways from the Information security is everyone's responsibility presentation.

Secure File Transfer – Interim Guidance for Service Providers (PDF, 97.2 KB)

  • This guidance outlines key privacy principles, how to safely share files, naming protocols and what to do in the event of a data breach/incident.

External tools

National Privacy Guide

  • This is a guide for not-for-profit organisations that want to understand more about their obligations under privacy laws in Australia.
  • Source: Justice Connect, Not-for-profit Law.

Data breach preparation and response

  • This guide assists organisations and agencies to prepare for, and respond to data breaches, in line with their obligations under the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988.
  • Source: Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Digital Transformation Hub

  • Practical guides and resources specifically for not-for-profits on information technology, systems and security to support providers to build their digital capabilities.
  • Source: Infoxchange

Small Business Cyber Security Guide

  • This guide has been developed to help small business protect themselves from the most common cyber security incidents.
  • Source: Australian Cyber Security Centre

First Nations Business Resources

  • These resources assist First Nations businesses with tips and information to keep safe and secure online.
  • Source: Australian Cyber Security Centre

Resources to assist your organisation comply with privacy laws

  • Resources designed to assist not-for-profit organisations that have contractual arrangements with government to comply with privacy laws at both the NSW and national level, including notifiable data breaches and cyber security.
  • Source: Justice Connect, Not-for-profit Law

Guide for the management of data security breaches in NSW

  • Information for organisations and agencies on what a data security breach is, its potential impact on an organisation and its clients, and how to manage a breach in NSW.
  • Source: Information and Privacy Commission NSW

Legislation and regulations

Last updated:

09 May 2024