Justin Hendry reports:
Queensland has become only the second state to legislate a mandatory data breach notification scheme for public sector entities, as an almost identical scheme comes into effect in New South Wales.
The Information Privacy and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023 passed through the Queensland state Parliament on Wednesday, less than two months after the bill was first introduced.
The new scheme will require state and local government entities to notify affected individuals and the state’s privacy watchdog of eligible data breaches that would likely result in serious harm.
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