Sign of the times

NSW may be newly liberated from COVID-19 lockdowns, but we have never been under such pervasive surveillance.

Secret’s out: The truth about Australian privacy law

A string of groundbreaking complaints is shining a light on privacy. Australia is being left behind in the information age.

How to draft a privacy policy like the law expects – instead of like a lawyer

Australian privacy law requires regulated organisations to have a privacy policy and collection notices. United States models don’t comply. By ANNA JOHNSTON.

Big Brother is watching: the hidden cost of the Gold Opal Card

Transport for NSW contravened the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 by its collection of Gold Opal Card data. By STEPHEN MCKENZIE and EVA…

Data, metadata & personal information: landmark Federal Court ruling

The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) places legal obligations on businesses and government agencies. These obligations are triggered when data meets the definition of ‘personal information’….