Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code - Australian Government


You are required to comply with this code if you are a credit reporting body or credit provider, or someone who receives information from those bodies, such as a mortgage insurer or trade insurer. You may be considered a credit provider if you provide credit as a substantial part of your operation.

This code sets out obligations above and beyond the Australian Privacy Principles you must comply with when handling credit information.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Privacy Act 1988 Australian Government

Administering agency

Attorney-General's Department

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Attorney-General's Department

Operating address: Level 3
175 Pitt Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 5218
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9284 9749
Phone: 1300 363 992
Fax: 02 9284 9666
Website: Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (Opens in new window)