Connecting Privacy People, Empowering Privacy Practice


iappANZ is the pre-eminent forum for privacy professionals in Australia and New Zealand. We are affiliated with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource with more than 30,000 members across 100 countries.  We work with public and private entities across all industry sectors in Australia and New Zealand as well as the Privacy Commissioners in both countries.


iappANZ offers our members a wealth of opportunities to expand their privacy knowledge, compliance, interests and networks. Our 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.
As a not for profit association, iapppANZ does not lobby, so that its cross-sectoral membership is not compromised. We provide cutting edge seminars, workshops and ANZ’s annual Privacy Summit – bridging the gap between practical, legal and technical issues in privacy. We have access to international and ANZ speakers of the highest calibre. Our events draw on research from around the world to assist our members understand and explore trends that help make privacy a positive business enhancer within their organisations.


Our Privacy Unbound Journal provides practical thought leadership and case studies along with a popular Q&A with the Australian and New Zealand Privacy Commissioners to keep members in touch with regulators. iappANZ also provides a Weekly and Daily Digest for regular privacy news updates.


iappANZ provides globally recognised certification for privacy professionals as well as new career opportunities. Our members networking opportunities facilitate discussion between peers on all privacy business and include Chatham House Rule events.