Western Australian Government Agencies are not regulated by Privacy Legislation. However, the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has made a Privacy Commitment that incorporates key elements of the Federal Information Privacy Principles, together with elements of acceptable modern record-keeping practices and professional standards, ethics and conduct.

Web site access

When you visit the OAG website to read, browse or download information, our Internet Service Provider will record:

  • your server address
  • your domain
  • date and time of your visit to the site
  • frequency with which pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • type of platform and browser used.

The above information is only used for maintaining site statistics and implementing security controls.


Cookies are small pieces of personal information sent by a web server to a web browser that enables the server to collect information back from the browser. This site does not use cookies.

Email management – collection of personal information

We will record the details of any email that you send us, including your server IP address, when using our website contact page. The message content of your email will only be viewed by the intended recipient (OAG). We will not use this personal information for any other purpose, including mailing lists, or disclose it without your consent, other than as specifically provided for in relevant legislation.

Subscribers to our publications mailing list can unsubscribe at any time. If you unsubscribe from our list, your email address will be deleted from our records.

This is a Western Australian government website. Email correspondence sent to this site will be treated as a government record and will be retained as required by the State Records Act 2000 and other relevant regulations.


For further information please contact us.

Privacy Commitment Statement

To view the Office’s full Privacy Commitment Statement that relates to collection of personal information from conventional, digital and electronic environments click here.

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