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Telecommunications regulatory update - May 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

On 1 May 2015 the OAIC handed down its decision on whether journalist Ben Grubb could claim a right of access against Telstra to all the metadata


Report into serious invasions of privacy in the digital era released
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 8 2014

On 3 September the Australian Law Reform Commission's Final Report, Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era was tabled in Parliament. In


Mandatory data retention legislation released
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 13 2014

The introduction of Data Retention laws for carriers and carriage service providers has been discussed between the Federal Government and the


Australian Government's new IP principles favour ICT suppliers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 7 2010

In response to recommendations of the 2008 Gershon Review, the Australian Government has revised its policy on the ownership of intellectual property (IP) in software supplied by contractors


Australian Commonwealth Parliament passes data retention into law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

On 27 March 2015, the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 (Cth) was passed into law. From 2017 onwards


Australia - inquiry into Australia's Mandatory Data Retention Bill continues
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is conducting an inquiry into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access


Mandatory data retention legislation released in Australia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 7 2014

The introduction of Data Retention laws for carriers and carriage service providers has been discussed between the federal government and the


Australia - Federal Government reveals plans to extend GST to digital products
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

In the Australian Federal Budget released on 12 May 2015, Treasurer Joe Hockey revealed plans to extend the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to


Privacy alert
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 5 2013

Five years after the ALRC recommended that mandatory data breach notification obligations be included in Australian privacy laws, the Privacy


Serious invasions of privacy - a new tort?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 9 2014

In March 2014, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) published the Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era Discussion Paper (Discussion