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Australia's new metadata retention laws
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 28 2015

As of 13 October 2015, Australian telecommunications companies and internet service providers (ISPs) must retain customers' metadata for two years


ACCC conducts 'drip pricing' sweep
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 18 2016

The ACCC has recently swept the websites and apps of over 130 traders offering online bookings for services including flights, accommodation, vehicle


Laws passed to put Australian health records on-line
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The Australian government has passed legislation that will allow for an opt-out trial of a new national eHealth record system. Under the new


Australian Consumer Law set for review
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The Australian Government is planning a review of the Australian Consumer Law ("ACL") in 2016. The review was planned as an implementation review as


National Face Matching Biometric Capability: Australian Government responds to privacy impact assessment
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 18 2016

The Australian government has sought to address concerns regarding the introduction of its $18.5 million national face recognition system by agreeing


Australia climbs world Information, Communication and Technology Index rankings
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

Australia has ranked 13th in the world in the 2015 Information, Communication and Technology ("ICT") Development Index, placing above countries like


Consultation opens on Serious Data Breach Notification Bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 22 2015

Australia is one step closer to a mandatory data breach notification scheme. If implemented the new law will require businesses and Federal


Release of Australian Government response to the Competition Policy Review
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The Government's Response to the Competition Policy Review was released on 24 November 2015. This was a response to the Competition Policy Review


Australia - Consultation open on the Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

On December 3 2015, the Attorney General released the exposure draft for a bill on notification for serious data breaches. A discussion paper, a


Mandatory data breach notification laws
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 22 2015

On 3 December 2015 the Government released for public consultation an exposure draft of the Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches