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Looking back at 2016 – Privacy Recap


Looking back at 2016 – Privacy Recap

February 28, 2017 1:20 PM | Posted by Helen Lauder and John Fairbairn | Print this page
2016 set the stage for changes to Australian privacy laws with two key amendment bills introduced. Further, major legislative (and other) changes were recommended by the Productivity Commission in its draft report into data availability and use. Overseas, the EU General Data Protection Regulation was published. There were also a number of OAIC determinations. Finally, the Federal Court interpreted the meaning of 'personal information' (although this occurred in early this year, not 2016).

We look at these legislative changes and other developments in Looking back at 2016 - Privacy Recap