Privacy and confidentiality of your records and reports

Only authorised departmental officers have access to information collected by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Biosecurity Queensland about the use of animals for scientific purposes. This includes information collected for:

  • consideration of a registration application
  • collecting annual animal use statistics
  • the monitoring program for the use of animals for scientific purposes.

All departmental staff are bound by a code of conduct, which includes obligations of confidentiality as part of the Information Privacy Act 2009 and the Right to Information Act 2009, which regulate how information is held and released by the government.

All information is stored securely and personal information won't be disclosed to a third party without consent, unless required by law or for the purposes of the Information Privacy Act.

See the Right to Information and Information Privacy for full details on the collection, storage, use and disclosure of information held by government