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We have lift-off: Space Activities Amendment (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 passed by Parliament

We have lift-off: Space Activities Amendment (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 passed by Parliament

The next generation of domestic space regulation in Australia has blasted off with the enactment of the Space Activities Amendment (Launches and Returns) Act 2018.

18 September 2018
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The Future of Privacy

How do organisations move beyond the paradigm of consent and start asking about the data use and governance models that we should start thinking about in the future?...

30 August 2018
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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

COAG is driving a data strategy for the energy industry – are you ready?

The energy sector will be part of the first wave of the Consumer Data Right roll out, which will give consumers access to data about themselves in a...

16 August 2018
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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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Eclipsing the legal black hole: Government proposes changes to space law

Changes to “ensure safe industry participation, and to encourage investment and innovation through legislative simplification” in Australia's space industry.

15 June 2018
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Google this: The High Court allows Google to be sued for defamation

Trkulja v Google LLC (M88/2017) - The High Court has allowed an appeal to set aside a defamation proceeding brought by Mr Trkulja against Google LLC.

13 June 2018

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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No longer lost in space: Australia will have its first ever space agency (soon!)

The Australian Government has released the Report on the Review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability and its response.

23 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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Australian Federal Budget 2018-19

Analysis of the 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget: significant reforms for corporates, small business and personal tax.

08 May 2018
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Australian Federal Budget 2018-19: Corporate

Analysis of the 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget: key tax changes for corporates and business.

08 May 2018
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