Latest Privacy Act News

Supreme Court justices secretly recorded – the legal issues and what they mean for the rest of us
Are data breaches the new normal? Should we just assume our data isn’t safe?
New Criminal Laws To Combat Sexually Explicit Deepfakes
New research shows kids are targeted with alcohol, gambling and junk food ads online
Technology means greater need for privacy protection
Worried your address, birth date or health data is being sold? You should be – and the law isn’t protecting you
MediSecure data breach: why is health data so lucrative for hackers?
Sumo Data Breach
Wearable devices can now harvest our brain data. Australia needs urgent privacy reforms
Radio Interview – ABC RN Breakfast 7 May
Privacy Awareness Week 2024
Privacy Awareness Week 2024
Privacy By Design Awards 2024
Tackling Online Harms
More Australians Are Seeking Treatment For Alcohol
Digital ‘death knocks’: is it fair game for journalists to mine social media profiles of victims and their families?
300,000 fraud attempts blocked by Albanese Government’s identity protection reforms
Queensland Information Commissioner Appointed
Government’s Proposed Doxxing Laws As Clear As Mud
National consultation on laws to combat doxxing now open
Your face for sale: anyone can legally gather and market your facial data without explicit consent
Allied Health Services Tables of Costs review for 2024-2025
Review Of Australia’s Credit Reporting Framework
70% of Australians don’t feel in control of their data as companies hide behind meaningless privacy terms
What is doxing, and how can you protect yourself?
Australian Prime Minister Radio interview – 2GB Drive
Press conference – Melbourne
Delivering strong safeguards for identity verification services
Strengthening Australia’s Digital ID System
RTI and privacy laws strengthened to further protect individuals
Councillor Catch Up – Batehaven wrap up
When AI gets it wrong, workers suffer
OMBUDSMAN APPLAUDS CYBER SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESS
41 US states are suing Meta for getting teens hooked on social media. Here’s what to expect next
Protecting Australians’ identity big responsibility
Safeguarding Right to Privacy
Opinion piece: Small business critical to cyber security strategy
Cars are a ‘privacy nightmare on wheels’. Here’s how they get away with collecting and sharing your data
Mandatory data breach notification scheme step closer
Does your employer have to tell if they’re spying on you through your work computer?
Annual review of Medical Table of Costs
Privacy reforms highlight need to protect children from harmful product marketing
Albanese government’s new attack on small business
Privacy Act changes costly over-regulation for SMEs
Albanese government to strengthen privacy protections
Google Chrome just rolled out a new way to track you and serve ads. Here’s what you need to know
Delivering single vision for digital
ACCC invites views on data broker industry