AHRC reports on human rights and AI: Implications for the private and public sectors

In this article, we explore the potential implications of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s recent report on Human Rights and Technology (the Report). Released in May 2021, the Report contains 38 ambitious recommendations which may have far-reaching consequences for companies’ use of AI decision making tools. Beyond its specific recommendations, the Report also reflects a … Read more

New DAT Bill promotes ‘seamless’ services and public sector data sharing

On 13 September 2020, the Australian Government commenced consultation on the exposure draft of the Data Availability and Transparency Bill (the Bill), which is intended to enable greater data-sharing within government and to facilitate ‘seamless’ service delivery to the public. The Bill aims to minimise constraints on the sharing of public sector data between government … Read more