New South Wales gets first state-based data breach notice scheme

Justin Hendry reports:

New South Wales will have Australia’s first mandatory data breach notification scheme for public sector entities in place within a year after state government legislation passed Parliament.

The Privacy and Personal Information Protection Amendment Bill underpinning the long-promised regime sailed through the Legislative Council last night without amendment, having passed the Legislative Assembly with the backing of the Opposition a day earlier.

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