Lemm Ex

Principal Privacy Officer – Queensland Government

About me

Lemm Ex heads the Privacy Unit in the Queensland Office of the Information Commissioner and has been actively involved with Queensland’s privacy law since its inception in July 2009. Lemm has worked as a government lawyer for over 17 years in the fields of discrimination, human rights, privacy and child safety. Lemm also has worked extensively in the area of privacy starting out with the Commonwealth Office of the Privacy Commissioner before moving onto various senior privacy positions in the Queensland State Government including holding the position of Acting Privacy Commissioner from November 2011 to October 2013. Lemm has a particular interest in the incorporation of privacy into new and emerging technologies.

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1893 Women’s Suffrage Petition

When Governor Glasgow signed the Electoral Bill on 19 September 1893, New Zealand became the first self-governing nation in the world where women had won the right to vote. The Bill was the outcome of years of meetings in towns and cities across the country, with women often travelling conside...

Assisted immigration 1848 to 1912

These indexes were created from the Registers of immigrant ships’ arrivals in Queensland ports as kept and used by the Immigration Department from 1848 to 1912. Read more about these immigration...

Brisbane Hospital registers of deaths 1933 to 1963

This index was compiled from the registers of patient deaths as primarily created by the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital between 1933 and 1963. Read more about these hospital registe...

Convict Indexes

Between 1788 and 1842 about 80,000 convicts were transported to New South Wales. Of these, about 85% were men and 15% were women. Almost two thirds of convicts were English (along with a small number of Scottish and Welsh), with the Irish making up the remaining one third.

Public health funeral data

Information on funerals organised by Leeds City Council due to circumstances such as no traceable next of kin, next of kin unable or prepared to organise or no-one able/available to fund the funeral.

Registers of immigrants 1882 to 1938

This index was compiled from a selection of registers recording immigrant arrivals at various Queensland ports, as created by the Immigration Department for the period 1882 to 1938. Read more about these

State Library of Queensland - British convict transportation registers

This dataset contains details for convicts transported to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries including name of convict, including any known aliases, place of trial, term of years, name of ship and date of departure, place of arrival. Over 123,000 out of the estimated 160,000 convicts tra...

Tasmanian Convicts - permission to marry (1829-1857).

Convicts applying to marry free people or other convicts. Over 280,000 records (as at 14/4/2016). Available via the Tasmanian Names Index

Tasmanian Deaths (1803-1933)

People who died in Tasmania including some burial records collected by the Registrar General (1900-1933 burials only). Available via the Tasmanian Names Index.

Toowoomba prison records 1864 to 1906

These indexes were compiled from Toowoomba prison records including Court book, Discharge book, Prisoners admitted and Register of Female Prisoners. These records were created by HM Goal (later Prison) Toowoomba from 1864 to 1906. Read more about these