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Senate committee backs dumping OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Opinion split down party lines.
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
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.
 
Telstra fined $18k for publishing judge's home address 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Phone directory listing 'breached Privacy Act'.
 
PCEHR privacy breached twice in 12 months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users accidentally link to someone else's health record.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Privacy Commissioner warns business to fix Shellshock 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ignoring the threat risks breaching the Privacy Act.
 
Defence fined $5000 for privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Slap on the wrist from Privacy Commissioner.
 
Privacy Commissioner details 'reasonable steps' for data security 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
How to stay on the right side of the Privacy Act.
 
Medical records discovered in garden shed after robbery 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner not impressed.
 
Cupid Media found culpable for password data breach 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passwords stored as plain text.
 
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 
 
Is an opt-out myGov the new Australia Card? 
By Paris Cowan | May 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Information Commissioner prepares for an old debate on new grounds.
 
Privacy Commissioner to look favourably on voluntary breach notifications 
 
Law Reform Commission proposes a ‘right to be deleted’ 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Suggests amendment to Privacy Act.
 
Telstra breached Privacy Act by exposing user data 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
One day before new privacy laws take effect.
 
Hacked companies off the hook under new privacy laws 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commissioner releases final guidelines.
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