Commercial credit providers and utilities are not required to join a recognised external dispute resolution scheme to participate in credit reporting until 12 March 2015.
Recent amendments to the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) (IC Act) include significant changes to electronic communications which, in combination with amendments to the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 (Cth) (ET Act), will...more
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released further draft Australian Privacy Principles (APP) Guidelines (draft Guidelines) for public consultation. The draft Guidelines outline how the OAIC will...more
Cloud and Insolvency -
With the increasing popularity of cloud computing, more companies are taking advantage of cheap, efficient and globally available data storage options....more
The Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013 was introduced into Parliament on 29 May 2013. Having been recommended by the Senate Committee report tabled on 24 June, it appears that Parliament intends to pass the Bill...more
On 2 May 2013, the Australian Government released, to a limited number of key stakeholders, a confidential Exposure Draft Bill for an Australian mandatory data breach notification scheme. This is the strongest indication yet...more