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Federal Government publishes draft Bill to address challenges posed by encryption

Federal Government publishes draft Bill to address challenges posed by encryption

The Federal Government have published a draft bill to help national security and law enforcement agencies address challenges that the increasing use of encrypted communications and devices presents...

17 August 2018

NTC flags safety assurance and industry self-certification legislation for driverless vehicles

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released a consultation Regulatory Impact Statement on Safety Assurance for Automated Driving Systems (the RIS).

19 June 2018
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The CASA flags new safety measures for drones

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has released its Review of Aviation Safety Regulation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft following consultation.

24 May 2018
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A new data economy: Open Banking to start in Australia on 1 July 2019

This is not restricted to the banking sector. Treasury and the ACCC are already considering its expansion to the energy and telecommunications sectors.

10 May 2018
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A new era for open data in Australia: the Government responds to the Productivity Commission

The Australian Government has issued its long-awaited response to the Productivity Commission’s Data Availability and Use Inquiry, affirming its commitment to data reform.

02 May 2018
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New APRA prudential standard combatting cyber attacks

CPS 234 is the first prudential standard to address information and cyber security.

20 April 2018
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Driverless vehicle trial legislation – state-by-state

As each piece of legislation passes, it is becoming clear that Australia does not have a uniform legislative approach.

28 February 2018
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Australian Open Banking Review Released

It provides advice on the design and implementation of Australia’s Open Banking system and is the first stage in a broader consumer data right.

09 February 2018
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Launching into space: a giant leap forward for the Australian space industry

Following the Federal's Government announced its intention to establish a national space agency, we look at key developments in Australia's space industry so far.

29 January 2018

Consumer Data Right to be introduced in Australia in 2018

The Australian Government announced it will legislate a Consumer Data Right which will initially give consumers access to their banking, electricity, phone and internet transactions.

27 November 2017

Driverless cars changing the rules of the road in Australia

The National Transport Commission has released another discussion paper this month asking for input on how current Australian driving laws should be amended to cater for driverless cars.

09 October 2017
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Critical infrastructure security – what lies ahead for electricity, ports and water?

We look at reforms in the telecommunications sector to see what hints they provide on the Australian Government’s approach to other critical infrastructure, including electricity, ports and water.

04 October 2017