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Keeping sensitive information under lock and key may not be enough

Filed under: Privacy & Surveillance

The recent case brought before the Australian Privacy Commissioner (Commissioner) involving the Pound Road Medical Centre (PRMC) serves as a timely reminder...

Protecting your security interests before the PPSA’s transitional provisions end

Filed under: Robbery & Theft, Privacy & Surveillance, Insurance, Privacy, Asset Protection, Asset Protection

With less than 12 months before the Personal Property Securities Act’s transitional provisions end, you should ensure that any security interests you have...

Social Media Enthusiasts Beware

Filed under: Competition & Trade Regulation, Intellectual Property, Privacy & Surveillance, Freedom of Information

While some people seem to have a relaxed attitude to material which is posted on the internet and social media sites, that is far from the legal position....

What's in an Image?

Filed under: Privacy & Surveillance

Do privacy laws apply to photographs and video recordings? In short, yes they do.

Businesses and Privacy: How Your Information Must be Handled under Australian Law

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Privacy & Surveillance, Freedom of Information

Privacy concerns were recently raised when news came to light that a popular mobile handset was tracking the location of owners without their knowledge....

Photographing your way through an Intellectual Property Minefield

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Sports, Intellectual Property, Media Law, Privacy & Surveillance, Marketing & Advertising

We have put together some useful tips relevant to both professional and amateur photographers on your rights, and also some legal restrictions to keep...


Filed under: Court Appearances, IT, Telecommunications, Privacy & Surveillance, Witnesses and Victims

“Cybercrime” (or, more accurately, crime involving computers and a network) has received a lot of public attention recently.

ALRC Recommends Sweeping Changes to Privacy Laws

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Media Law, Privacy & Surveillance

On 12 September 2007, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) released an extensive discussion paper, titled a Review of Australian Privacy Law. The...

Keeping a low profile

Filed under: Media Law, Privacy & Surveillance, Human Rights

You were aware of someone there with a video camera

Who Called? An Overview of the Do Not Call Register

Filed under: Trade & Customs, Telecommunications, Privacy & Surveillance, Marketing & Advertising

All Australians will probably have experienced the annoyance of telemarketing phone calls. A growing sense of dissatisfaction within the community about...


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