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Proposed reform of data management practices all in the name of productivity

The Federal Government has released the Australian Productivity Commission’s (Commission) final report on data availability, management and use (Report). 1 The Report sets out an ambitious proposal to fundamentally reform the way that data is managed in Australia. The lengthy Report … Continue reading

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One step closer to Australian data breach class actions

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2016 (Cth), which received assent on 22 February 2017, proposes a number of amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) that could act as a trigger for Australian class actions in the data … Continue reading

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