On the 29 September 2011, Minister for Home Affairs and Justice, Brendan O’Connor, announced Anita Brown as committee member of the new Information Advisory committee.
The IAC is a new Committee that was created as part the Government’s freedom of information reforms and enactment of the Australian
Information Commissioner Act 2010. Members of the committee are selected from the public and private sectors who have wide range of relevant expertise and experience to their roles.
This voluntary role of the IAC is to assist and advise the Information Commissioner, Professor John McMillan, on matters relating to Australian
Government information management policy and practice including freedom of information and privacy.
"One of the functions of the Australian Information Commissioner is to report to me on matters relating to Australian Government information policy and practice. The Committee will be an important part of that work,” Mr O’Connor said.