"Privacy 101: Back to Basics"Privacy Awareness Week 2023 logo

UQ is proud to partner with the Office of the Information Commissioner to support Privacy Awareness Week, which is held annually across Australia in the first week of May.  The theme of PAW 2023 is "Privacy 101: Back to Basics".  It’s a great time to reflect on simple, everyday actions that we can all take to protect our privacy and the privacy of others. 

On-campus event (St. Lucia):  Thursday 4 May, 12 - 2pm, Student Central

Queensland's Assistant Privacy Commissioner and the OIC's Privacy Team will be on hand outside Student Central to provide tips and advice on how to protect your privacy.

Swing past our information desk at Student Central and:

  • Get advice from the OIC's Privacy Team about protecting your privacy;
  • Meet UQ's Privacy Manager and staff from UQ's Cyber Team, and learn about how UQ manages your personal information;
  • Undertake an on-the-spot assessment of whether your email address, phone number or password has been involved in a data breach;
  • Pick up a free webcam cover and other resources to help protect your privacy.

Resources to help you protect your privacy:

  • Privacy 101: Back to Basics (OAIC):  Official PAW 2023 website, where you can test your privacy skills, get tips and find resources on how to protect your privacy;
  • Stay Cyber Safe (UQ):  Your go-to UQ resource for advice on identifying and avoiding scams, keeping yourself safe online and protecting UQ from cyber threats;
  • Have I Been Pwned?:  Check if your email address, phone number or password has been involved in a data breach;
  • Scamwatch (ACCC):  Provides up-to-date news, information, tools and resources on how to recognise, avoid and report scams;
  • IDCARE:  Australia and New Zealand's national identity and cyber support service, offering free consultations and advice from specialised identity and cyber security counsellors.

Learn about how UQ manages your personal information: