Inquiry into the use of electronic monitoring at disability accommodation sites in Queensland

Electronic monitoring is the process of capturing information about a person using an electronic device. Common ways of capturing information are by video cameras, still cameras, baby monitors or intercoms.

We worked with the Office of the Adult Guardian (now Office of the Public Guardian) and the Community Visitor Program to conduct an inquiry into the use of electronic monitoring at disability accommodation sites in Queensland.

We released the final report—Inquiry into the use of electronic monitoring at disability accommodation sites in Queensland—during Privacy Awareness Week (4‐10 May 2014). The report was tabled in Parliament on 21 May 2014.

We summarised the important information from the report in the following factsheets: