SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
 
States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
SA govt staff warned not to skirt FOI with personal email 
 
Information Commissioner signals 23 OAIC jobs at risk 
By Paris Cowan | May 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Increasing workload could leave privacy complaints unseen.
 
Information Commissioner out as privacy/FOI office shut down 
 
NSW Police to overhaul FOI system 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Long-awaited replacement to paper-based interim solution.
 
Turnbull's communications 'blue book' stays secret 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Some public interest, but not enough?
 
Budget cuts slow work at NSW information commission 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
No time left to champion citizen’s information rights.
 
Aussies want mandatory data breach reporting: survey 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Will public opinion get a bill back into parliament?
 
Govt remains secretive on $80k procurement threshold 
By John Hilvert | May 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
"Net benefit" document declared exempt under FOI.
 
Slow progress on Government's open data effort 
By John Hilvert | Feb 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Restrictive licensing of datasets undermines open data pledge.
 
Feds eye FOI cutbacks 
By John Hilvert | Oct 31, 2012 | Comment Now 
Attorney General concerned over cost of scheme.
 
Arbor Networks launches enterprise traffic visibility 
By SC Staff | Oct 16, 2012 | Comment Now 
Monitors all traffic, including from third party devices.
 
British data breaches increase tenfold 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 31, 2012 | Comment Now 
Record breaches and fines.
 
NBN Co passes 'commercial activities' scrutiny 
By Ry Crozier | Aug 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Review finds freedom of information exemptions valid.
 
IBM launches intrusion prevention appliance 
By SC Staff | Aug 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
Security Network Protection XGS 5000.
 
Information Commissioner strengthens data breach guide 
By John Hilvert, Liz Tay | Apr 30, 2012 | Comment Now 
Mandatory notification laws yet to come.
 
Technology drives FOI reform proposal 
By John Hilvert | Mar 28, 2012 | Comment Now 
Bring charges in line with IT advances.
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