Our Events

The Information Governance ANZ Mission is to bring together a community of information governance professionals in Australia and New Zealand to develop and promote best practices and innovations in information governance.

The Information Governance ANZ community provides a forum to learn from leading practitioners, keep informed of the latest developments and shape the future development of information governance.


Western Sydney University - Master of Information Governance Information Evening Session

Ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world, Western Sydney University offers flexible postgraduate study options with rock-solid ties to industry, and a focus on practical skills, critical thinking and professional accreditation. Western Sydney University has designed the Master of Information Governance to give you the skills to meet the ever-growing demand for effective information security management, and become a leader in tomorrow’s changing information landscape.

The Information Evening Session for this course will be held on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 6pm at Parramatta City campus. This session is intimate consultation evening and allow you to learn about course content, possible career paths and admissions requirements. Please register here for this event.

Cybersecurity: reducing cyber risk by best practice Information Security and Information Governance

Information Governance ANZ and Nuix are hosting a senior executive boardroom lunch on Cybersecurity: reducing cyber risk by best practice Information Security and Information Governance.

Special guests – David Fricker, Director-General of the National Archives and Nigel Phair, Director of UNSW Cyber, Canberra – will lead an interactive discussion about the challenges and best practices to govern and secure information in light of Australia’s Digital Continuity 2020 Policy, the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme, and the new Australian Government’s Agencies Privacy Code.

Date: Wednesday, 31 October, 2018
Time: 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Venue: QT Canberra, 1 London Circuit, Canberra

Data Breaches: Media influence - PR tips & traps

When your organisation or client is faced with a data breach, getting the media and public relations strategy right is crucial. No matter how well you interact with relevant regulators and affected individuals, if you get your media and public relations strategy wrong, the fallout can cost you dearly.

Recognising these risks, InfoGovANZ and iappANZ invite you to hear from our panel of media and public relations experts on their tips for avoiding data breach public relations fails. The discussion will cover:

Date: 12 November 2018
Time: 5.30-7.30pm
Venue: Gilbert + Tobin
L35, Tower Two, International Towers, Sydney
200 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo
Tickets are limited -  RSVP to susan.bennett@infogovanz.com


Past Information Governance ANZ Events

September 2018:

Roundtable discussion led by Advisory Board member, Melanie Marks to discuss Privacy and Trust
Read the article here

August 2018:

Information management and data capabilities tool

This roundtable was led by Linda Zakman, Director, NAA and Susan Bennett and discussed the National Archives of Australia’s Information management and data capabilities tool released for consultation with the final version to be released in December 2018.

July 2018:

Privacy & Security Roundtable 3 July - Sydney & 17 July - Melbourne

InfoGovANZ and Nuix have come together to share in the discussion around data privacy and governance and what it means for Australian Enterprises. Join us for an intimate lunch event where we open the discussion to the audience and tackle some questions around data privacy, compliance and managing security.

Cloudy with a chance of rain: IG and Cloud Computing Roundtable - 18 July - Sydney

Advisory Board member, Dr Peter Chapman led a roundtable discussing:

  • Information benefits and risks posed by Cloud adoption (upside/downside)
  • Infosecurity considerations
  • Best practice standards, governance and frameworks

Read the report here

May 2018:

  • 24 and 30 May: An evening with Jason R. Baron
    'Presidential tweets, Self-destructing messages and the use of Shadow IT as the 'new normal': The need for Information Governance more than ever'

    (View report of event, video and slides here)

  • 2 May: Leading Information Governance: Information Innovation@UTS and InfoGovANZ event

March 2018:

NZ Privacy and Data Protection Roundtable held in Wellington on 9 March 2018



At Western Sydney University, the continually changing information landscape has led to the development of the Master of Information Governance degree. This degree transforms you into a professional with cross-disciplinary knowledge of information governance, including an in-depth understanding of the leading issues in business, law and computing.


Our Supporters

Information Governance ANZ welcomes anyone who is interested in joining our community. Likewise, Information Governance ANZ welcomes supporters and sponsors of this community. 

With your involvement, expertise and the products and services you provide, Information Governance ANZ can achieve its Mission of bringing together a community of information governance professionals in Australia and New Zealand to develop and promote best practices and innovation. 

If you are interested in supporting or sponsoring Information Governance ANZ, click here for further information and contact details. 

Founding Supporter


Active Navigation is a recognised industry leader providing unique file analysis software for the discovery, transformation and ongoing control of unstructured data wherever it lies in the enterprise.  Active Navigation’s products play a fundamental role in any information governance strategy enabling cost, risk and efficiency savings through information audit, clean up and defensible deletion, intelligent file migration, records capture, eDiscovery collection and ongoing policy monitoring.



Silver Supporters


 FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional.

Nuix understands the DNA of data at enormous scale. The Nuix software pinpoints the critical information organisations need to anticipate, detect and act on cybersecurity, risk and compliance threats. The intuitive platform identifies hidden connections between people, objects, locations and events – providing real-time clarity, control and efficiency to uncover the key facts and their context. Nuix and its partners deliver solutions that incorporate global expertise in cybersecurity, law enforcement, digital forensics, investigation, intelligence, legal discovery and information governance.

Member Supporters



We are proud to be affiliated with the following organisations and associations that support their respective members in the various disciplines that Information Governance ANZ brings together.


The Information Governance Initiative (IGI) is a US based think tank and community dedicated to advancing the adoption of Information Governance (IG) practices and technologies through research, events, advocacy and peer-to-peer networking. The IGI are dedicated to the professionalisation of IG and have called for the creation of a new kind of information leader called the Chief Information Governance Officer. The IGI Annual Report has become an industry standard reference guide for organisations benchmarking and building their IG programs.


The International Association of Privacy Professionals Australia and New Zealand (iappANZ) is the pre-eminent forum for privacy professionals in Australia and New Zealand. iappANZ is affiliated with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource with more than 23,000 members. iappANZ works with public and private entities across all industry sectors in Australia and New Zealand as well as the Privacy Commissioners in both countries.  iappANZ promotes the intrinsic value of professional privacy practices and offers its members a wealth of opportunities to expand their privacy knowledge, compliance, interests and networks. iappANZ members in Australia and New Zealand represent some of the best minds in the privacy field, from large public companies and the government sector to not for profit, SMEs and individuals.


International Legal & Technology Association (ILTA) was founded in 1980 and delivers relevant, peer-developed programming to its constituents around the globe.  ILTA provides expertise and real-world experiences, ongoing learning and support for every professional who works in the legal sector.  Matthew Golab, who is a member of our Advisory Board was an inaugural recipient of ILTA's Browning Marean Scholarship in 2015, providing international recognition of his leadership in eDiscovery and litigation technology.