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Data Retention Bill passed by Parliament
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 14 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (the Bill) passed Parliament on 26 March 2015. The Bill


Mandatory Data Retention Bill passed
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 9 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 (new law) passed both houses of parliament on Thursday 26 March


Australia - Parliamentary Committee releases report on mandatory Data Retention Bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (Committee) has released its advisory report (Report) on the Telecommunications


Privacy - 9 July 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 9 2015

There is a proliferation of wearable technology as mainstream consumer products. The ways in which these new technologies record, quantify and track


Interception Act report finally released
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 14 2015

The long-awaited report of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Senate Committee's inquiry into the comprehensive revision of


Australia - metadata found to constitute "personal information" under the Privacy Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

On 1 May 2015, the Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim handed down a significant ruling that considered the meaning of 'personal information' under


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


Telecommunications regulatory update - April 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (Cth) received royal assent on 13 April 2015. This means that


Industry works with government on proposed data retention regime
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 31 2014

Communications Alliance has announced that it and some of its carriage service provider members are working with the Attorney General's Department and


Serious invasions of privacy - Final Report
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 9 2014

Last week, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) tabled in Parliament the Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era Final Report (Final