Timothy Pilgrim

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Timothy Pilgrim
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Australian Privacy Commissioner
In office
19 July 2010 24 March 2018
Preceded by Karen Curtis
Australian Information Commissioner
In office
13 October 2016 24 March 2018
Preceded by John McMillan
Personal details
Born (1960-08-19) 19 August 1960 (age 57)
Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Alma mater University of Sydney
Occupation Public servant

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  1. "Last man standing: information and privacy commissioner Timothy Pilgrim to retire | The Mandarin". The Mandarin. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  2. 1 2 "Our Executive". Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
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Preceded by
Karen Curtis
Australian Privacy Commissioner
Succeeded by
Preceded by
John McMillan
Australian Information Commissioner