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In its submission to the inquiry by the Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 the councils for civil...
February 20, 2017
Community lawyer and lecturer Jessie Taylor has been elected president of one of Australia's leading human rights organisations, Liberty Victoria. Ms Taylor BA(Hons) LLB(Hons) MSc(HA) is a lecturer...
December 1, 2016
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Liberty Victoria has in recent days been contacted by a number of persons concerned about the 2016 Census and the privacy implications for them. Liberty acknowledges that the collection of...
August 5, 2016
Information from next month’s census will be a “honeypot” for hackers, Liberty Victoria warned today. “The safest way to keep data secure is not to retain it at all,” the human rights group said. “...
July 22, 2016
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Protecting and respecting your personal information is important to us. This policy sets out how Liberty Victoria handles your personal information.  What personal information we collect from you ...
June 27, 2016
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The draft Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill proposes to make amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) to introduce mandatory data breach notification provisions...
March 8, 2016
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) received Terms of Reference on 19 May 2014. The ALRC released an Issues Paper and called for submissions on 10 December 2014. Submissions closed on 27...
October 18, 2015