NSW Labor headquarters reported for possible data breach

Angus Grigg and Edmund Tadros report:

The NSW Labor party could be dragged into the troubles of an embattled Sydney mayor after he was accused of breaching data privacy laws and misusing the electoral roll.

Ryde mayor Jerome Laxale was reported to the NSW Electoral Commission after sending a seemingly innocuous birthday letter to a 90-year-old ratepayer and trumpeting it on Facebook.


Another headache for Mr Laxale is his potential misuse of the electoral roll, which could spill over into Labor’s NSW headquarters as they hold the data and control access to it through their Campaign Central platform.

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