Three times a charm? Twice dead data breach notification laws re-enter Australia’s Parliament

Chris Duckett reports:

It’s a scenario that feels like it could use a Ron Howard voiceover as Australia is making a third attempt at passing data breach notification laws, following previous attempts being stranded in the Senate by both Labor and Coalition governments.


The laws being introduced this time around are similar to those drafted in 2015, in that a notification would only need to occur for incidents involving personal information, credit card information, credit eligibility, or tax file number information that would put individuals at “real risk of serious harm”.

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