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High Court considering builder’s claim

The full bench of the High Court of Australia considered an appeal to a point of law on Tuesday 14 May 2019 in Canberra. In the matter of Mann & Anor v. Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd – Case M197/2018, the High Court of Australia has considered a builder’s claim...

Protecting your data

Phones, tablets and laptop computers have changed the way we live. Our mobile devices allow us to do almost anything ‘on the go’ – from online banking and working remotely – to online shopping and ordering the (occasional!) Uber eats delivery. Have you ever thought...

Privacy and Your Health Record

Your ‘My Health Record’ is a summary of your health information that can be accessed online by your doctor and other healthcare providers. Did you know that you can decide which healthcare providers can access your My Health Record, as well as what each healthcare...

Privacy and credit reporting

Did you know that each year you have the right to obtain a copy of your credit report, for free? Whilst most people have never checked their credit report, having a good credit rating is extremely important if you are looking to secure a home loan, sign up[ to a new...

Online Privacy

Social media is a great way to keep in touch with your friends and family. Unfortunately, it is also a great way for hackers and criminals to access your personal information. Here are some questions to ask yourself when using social media: Should I click on that...

Privacy – Notifiable data breaches

Have you ever sent an email to the wrong recipient? Left important documents on the train? If so, your organisation may have been the subject of a ‘data breach’ and may have reporting obligations under the Privacy Act. Organisations must notify the Information...