Information Law Insights

29 October 2008

Welcome to the October edition of Information Law Insights, in which we look at:

  • Queensland's sweeping reforms to its FOI laws
  • lessons from the UK experience of breach of privacy actions
  • new guides from the Privacy Commissioner; and
  • our usual FOI round-up.

Queensland lets the sun shine in - sweeping reforms to information access announced

By Gretchen Bennett.

Queensland is radically rethinking its FOI laws. Gretchen Bennett examines the reforms.

Australia and the UK experience - supermodels, sado-masochists and the privacy they expect

By Caroline Bush.

A statutory cause of action for breach of privacy has been proposed. What does the UK experience have to teach us, asks Caroline Bush.

New guides on personal information security breaches, privacy complaint handling and spam

By John Carroll and Avinesh Chand.

A new set of guides can help organisations and agencies to comply with their obligations under the Privacy Act, as John Carroll and Avinesh Chand explain.

FYI - FOI case notes

By James Stellios and Avinesh Chand.

James Stellios and Avinesh Chand round up the latest in FOI.
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