Latest privacy law

Big Law 30 October 2023 ByDaniel Croft16 AFP personnel deemed at risk following HWL Ebsworth data breach

A Senate estimates hearing has heard that nearly 70 current and former AFP members were affected by the HWL Ebsworth...

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Politics 03 October 2023 ByDavid HollingworthSME firms will no longer be exempt from Privacy Act

The federal government has revealed a raft of reforms to the Privacy Act aimed at bringing it into “the digital...

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SME Law 10 August 2023 ByDr Edward PhelpsWhy your law practice is an easy target for cyber criminals

Last week, I talked to a former hacker who now works to protect cyber attack victims. He told me why law practices are...

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Big Law 06 May 2023 ByLawyers Weekly90k lawyers and a rate shock: What’s hot in law this week (1-5 May)

There are more lawyers in Australia than ever before, but that’s not all we learnt this week. Here is your weekly...

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SME Law 05 May 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyThe dangers of a separate signing and VOI process

Even if “safe harbour” is achieved, documentation can be worthless. Here, Livesign explains the dangers of...

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Big Law 03 May 2023 ByJess FeyderA-G appoints standalone privacy commissioner to bolster national...

Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has announced that the government will appoint a standalone privacy commissioner...

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Big Law 02 May 2023 ByCaroline Atkins and Nick TopferEnsuring our government agencies are protected

It is Privacy Awareness Week — a timely reminder to focus on these challenges and opportunities to deliver better...

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Big Law 21 April 2023 ByJess FeyderPrivacy Act reforms must uphold human rights, say advocates

Several prominent legal organisations have released their submissions in response to the Privacy Act Review Report. They...

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Big Law 29 March 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNew class action filed against Medibank

Australian private health insurance giant Medibank is set to face additional proceedings, with a global law firm...

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Big Law 24 February 2023 ByJess FeyderPrivacy Act reform proposal to ‘revolutionise’ privacy law in...

Following the federal government releasing its review of the Attorney-General’s Privacy Act Review Report, several...

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