The Victorian Auditor-General's Office supports and endorses the
Information Privacy Principles established under Victoria's
Information Privacy Act 2000. These principles are applied
to all activities within the office, except where the exercise of
the powers and responsibilities of the Auditor-General under the
Audit Act 1994 creates an inconsistency with the
requirements of the Information Privacy Act. In these situations,
the provisions of the Audit Act prevail to the extent of any
For example, VAGO has obligations under sections 19A and 19B of
the Audit Act to notify IBAC and the Victorian Inspectorate
(VI) of corrupt conduct or conduct that is relevant to the
functions of the VI.
You can access and browse this website without disclosing
personal information. We will only collect personal information
from you with your prior knowledge and consent. We will only use
that information for the purposes for which it was collected.
Subject to situations where the Audit Act overrides the Information
Privacy Act, we will not disclose your personal information to a
third party. We ensure that your personal information will not be
disclosed to other state institutions and authorities, except if
required by law or other regulation.
We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and
measures to protect the personal information that we have under our
- unauthorised access
- improper use
- unlawful or accidental destruction
- accidental loss.
We will remove personal information from our system where it is
no longer required—except where archiving is required.