Expressions of interest now open for the National Data Advisory Council

Expressions of interest now open for the National Data Advisory Council

Public Data National Data Commissioner
Wednesday, 04 July 2018

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Seeking New Members - National Data Advisory Council

The National Data Advisory Council will advise the National Data Commissioner on ethical data use, community expectations, technical best practice, and industry and international data developments.

The National Data Advisory Council will help the National Data Commissioner to find the right balance between streamlining the sharing and release of data and ensuring the protection of privacy and confidentiality. During its first year, the Council will advise on the development of the new Data Sharing and Release Act.

The National Data Advisory Council will meet up to four times a year. The Council will comprise key representatives from Government, such as the Australian Statistician and the Privacy Commissioner, and selected experts from academia, industry and privacy groups with a strong understanding of Australia’s data landscape.

Expressions of interest are invited from experts across data-driven organisations, civil society, academics and non-profit sectors and are open until 20 July 2018. For further information and to submit an application please visit www.datacommissioner.gov.au.