The relationship between AI and human rights

The Australian Human Rights Commission ('AHRC') released its Human Rights and Technology Final Report 2021 in March 2021. The Report considers how new technologies and artificial intelligence ('AI') can impact an individual's right to equality, non-discrimination, privacy, and access. The Report tackles two key issues: Use of AI in an almost limitless range of decision making

2021-09-10T12:28:09+10:00September 10th, 2021|

Step by Step Guide to Managing Notifiable Data Breaches

In our previous insight, we discussed the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NBD) which was established by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC) in 2018. Although complying with the scheme can be complicated, it is important you understand your obligations under the NBD. If you fail to report a data breach, the OAIC may

2021-09-06T16:28:46+10:00September 6th, 2021|

Tips for Good Privacy Compliance

Privacy compliance is often seen as a massive hurdle for a company. How do you adopt something that seems so amorphous? In essence, privacy compliance is part of a process, and that process can be achieved using some simple forethought and best practices. To assist your company in developing good privacy practice, we have developed

2021-08-30T10:27:24+10:00August 30th, 2021|

Calls for amendments to the Telecommunications Bill

In March 2020, the Australian Federal Government introduced the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020 (Telecommunications Bill). The Telecommunications Bill expands Australia’s current national security laws by amending the current Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 (Cth) to create a new framework that enables certain Australian agencies to access overseas communications data to

2021-09-10T11:32:57+10:00August 2nd, 2021|

COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Concerns

As part of the Australian Government’s response to COVID-19, a nationwide vaccination program is being rolled out in stages to support access to, and delivery of, safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines and treatments for all Australians (Program). The first stage of the program will treat certain high priority populations (including quarantine, border and front line

2021-09-10T16:30:30+10:00June 7th, 2021|
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