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".
 
Data breaches in 2007, will bring action in 2008 
By Ian Castle | Feb 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
After last year's big breaches, new laws on handling confidential data won't be far off, so get ready now.
 
Data breach disclosure, new guidelines to help Australian businesses  
By Negar Salek | Feb 14, 2008 | Comment Now 
A data breach notification guideline to assist businesses and government agencies in the case of a significant data breach is currently in development, the Office of the ...
 
Commissioner renews calls for data breach disclosure laws 
Jan 30, 2008 | Comment Now 
Karen Curtis, the Australian Privacy Commissioner has renewed calls for mandatory data breach laws in Australia in a 786-page submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission ...
 
Assess risk and determine encryption needs, urges Privacy Commissioner 
By Negar Salek | Jan 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
Following the UK government’s decision to ban the removal of un-encrypted laptops from government buildings, Australia’s Privacy Commissioner Karen Curtis is urging organisation...
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