We collect, use, store and disclose personal information to help us perform our functions and manage our staff. We publish a privacy policy which sets out how we comply with our obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) and provides information on how individuals may access and correct personal information held about them.

Our privacy policy

Our department was established on 1 February 2020. Before this, we were the:

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of the Environment and Energy (Environment portfolio)

We are still updating our corporate information.

Until we have a combined agency privacy policy, from the 1 February 2020, you should refer to the Department of the Environment and Energy privacy policy.

You can also read the Department of Agriculture’s privacy policy before 1 February 2020.

Privacy Impact Assessment Register

This register includes our Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) in accordance with the Privacy (Australian Government Agencies — Governance) APP Code 2017.

Date Title
18 February 2020 Workload Management System
29 July 2019 Compliance, Risk and Integrated Governance System
20 May 2019 Bulk mail and survey functions
6 May 2019 NEXDOC/Enhanced Exports Traceability
1 Apr 2019 FMIS/Technology One
27 Feb 2019 External Workforce Project
25 Sep 2018 Levy Payer Register
11 Jul 2018 Internal Staff Policy

Contact us

Contact our Privacy Officer if you have questions about privacy.

Email: OR

Privacy Officer
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
PO Box 858
ACT 2601