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What you need to know: amendments to the Privacy Act 1988

26 Mar, 2018

The Commonwealth Government’s recent reforms to the Privacy Act 1988 have taken effect, heralding new obligations for a number of organisations across the country. This article will consider what those obligations are, who is affected, and how organisations will be required…

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Fire Safety Reforms effective from 1 October 2017

28 Sep, 2017

The Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Fire Safety and Building Certification) Regulation 2017 (‘Amending Regulation’) will come into force on 1 October 2017 and amend the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (‘EPA Regulation’).

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OLG’s Role in Misconduct Complaints

23 Jul, 2017

A decision of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) has confirmed that the Chief Executive of the Office of Local Government (Chief Executive) has powers in respect of misconduct by council officials which may be separate to the processes under…

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