Guidelines for the Protection of Privacy in the Conduct of Medical Research - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with these guidelines if you undertake medical research. If you need to use information from the electoral role to conduct your research then compliance is required.

Information from the electoral role may only be used by an organisation for medical research if that organisation conducts medical research in accordance with these guidelines.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Electoral Commission
Legal, Parliamentary & Procurement Branch

Act(s) name

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Australian Electoral Commission
Legal, Parliamentary & Procurement Branch


Operating address:
West Block Offices
Queen Victoria Tce
Parkes
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
PO Box 6172
Kingston
Australian Capital Territory 2604

Phone:

132326
info@aec.gov.au

Supporting information

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