The Attorney-General's Department has asked the TIO to distribute a letter from the Communications Access Co-ordinator (CAC), a statutory officer within the department, to its membership. The letter provides information to telecommunications service providers about the data retention obligations set out in the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Act 2015, and attaches supporting guidance materials.
In accordance with this request, please find attached:
- A letter from the CAC, to TIO members
- Data Retention FAQs for Industry (version 1.1)
- Data Retention Guidelines for Service Providers (version 1.1), and
- A Data Retention Implementation Plan and/or Exemption and/or Variation Application form.
If you have any questions about the data retention obligations, please direct them to the office of the CAC by phone on (02) 6141 2884 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.