Privacy Legislation

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is actively committed to meeting its privacy obligations as per NSW privacy laws.

Privacy laws govern all aspects relating to the management of personal information held by an agency in NSW. The Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIP Act)governs matters relating to personal health information and the Privacy Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act) governs matters relating to all other personal information and provides a formalised structure for managing privacy complaints relating to these Acts.