PRIVACY ACT 1988
A Privacy Advisory Committee is established. 82(2)
The Advisory Committee shall consist of:
(a) the Commissioner; and
(aa) the Privacy Commissioner (within the meaning of the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 ); and
(b) not more than 8 other members.
(a) shall be appointed by the Governor-General; and
(b) shall be appointed as a part-time member.
An appointed member holds office, subject to this Act, for such period, not exceeding 5 years, as is specified in the instrument of the member's appointment, but is eligible for re-appointment.82(5) [Convenor]
The Commissioner shall be convenor of the Committee.82(6) [Appointment of Commonwealth officers or employees]
The Governor-General shall so exercise the power of appointment conferred by subsection (3) that a majority of the appointed members are persons who are neither officers nor employees, nor members of the staff of an authority or instrumentality, of the Commonwealth.82(7) [Qualification of members]
(a) at least one must be a person who has had at least 5 years ' experience at a high level in industry or commerce; and
(aa) at least one must be a person who has had at least 5 years ' experience at a high level in public administration, or the service of a government or an authority of a government; and
(ab) at least one must be a person who has had extensive experience in health privacy; and
(b) at least one must be a person who has had at least 5 years ' experience in the trade union movement; and
(c) at least one must be a person who has had extensive experience in information and communication technologies; and
(d) at least one must be appointed to represent general community interests, including interests relating to social welfare; and
(e) at least one must be a person who has had extensive experience in the promotion of civil liberties.
(Repealed by No 159 of 2001) 82(10) [Terms and conditions of appointment]
An appointed member holds office on such terms and conditions (if any) in respect of matters not provided for by this Act as are determined, in writing, by the Governor-General.82(11) [Effect of vacancy]
The performance of a function of the Advisory Committee is not affected because of a vacancy or vacancies in the membership of the Advisory Committee.