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'.
 
Parliament urges Qld Govt to recruit privacy commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Position remains vacant after nearly three years.
 
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.
 
Australia faces lawsuits over asylum seeker data breach 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Immigration Minister still holds power in protection decision.
 
Privacy commissioner to investigate Immigration data breach 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | Feb 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: KPMG appointed by dept to review incident.
 
Hardline approach to follow new Privacy Act 
By Andrew Colley | Nov 26, 2013 | Comment Now 
Talks tough on Privacy Act amendments.
 
Privacy Commissioner plans hardline approach to new Act 
By Andrew Colley | Nov 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Talks tough on Privacy Act amendments.
 
Build privacy into your systems or risk penalties: Pilgrim 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner spruiks ‘compelling’ business case.
 
Dreyfus backs mandatory data breach laws 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
More talks on the cards.
 
Attorney-General backs mandatory data breach laws 
 
Hackers face loyalty card treasure trove 
By Caitlin Fitzsimmons | Aug 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
Aussies' personal details on the line.
 
Privacy reforms give commissioner teeth 
By James Hutchinson | May 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
Companies face financial penalties.
 
ANZ botches bank statement fix 
By Liz Tay | Jan 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
Shuts down online statements service within 24 hours.
 
Senate Committee warning on ISP data retention 
 
Privacy Commissioner too slow on telco complaints 
By Ry Crozier | Sep 14, 2010 | Comment Now 
Commissioner should "name and shame" wrongdoers, say UNSW researchers.
 
Google breached Australians' privacy: Commissioner 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 9, 2010 | Comment Now 
Google apologises: "We failed badly here".
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