Welcome to the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) website. APPA is a forum for privacy authorities in the Asia Pacific region. It gives privacy authorities in the region an opportunity to form partnerships, discuss best practices and share information on emerging technology, trends and changes to privacy regulation.

On this website, you can find a number of privacy resources and information about APPA’s bi-annual forum, Privacy Awareness Week, and contact details for members.

54th APPA Forum hosted by the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner, Australia

The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner based in Melbourne, Australia hosted the 54th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum from December 8-10. APPA’s second completely virtual forum focused on the privacy implications of the COVID-19 pandemic; facial recognition and artificial intelligence; as well as the future of privacy frameworks. For further details, please see the APPA 54 Communiqué.