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Serious data breach notification

Consultation

Closing date

The Australian Government invited public comment on a draft serious data breach notification bill before the introduction of legislation in Parliament in 2016.

Consultation papers

Discussion paper – Mandatory data breach notification

Consultation
In 2015, this discussion paper was released, and included a brief summary of the draft Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015 and comparison of the proposed scheme with schemes in other jurisdictions.

Exposure draft – Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015

Consultation
Draft legislation for review - Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015. A Bill for an Act to amend the Privacy Act 1988, and for related purposes.

Explanatory memorandum – Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015

Consultation
2015 Explanatory memorandum for the Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015 consultation.

Draft Early Assessment Regulatory Impact Statement – Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches Bill) 2015

Consultation
2015 consultation document - Draft Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015 Regulation Impact Statement

Submissions

Submissions received for the Serious data breach notification consultation

Submission
In 2016, the following submissions were received as part of the Serious data breach consultation, and are listed in alphabetical order.

Contact details

Commercial and Administrative Law Branch
3-5 National Circuit BARTON ACT 2600
privacy.consultation@ag.gov.au

Legislation

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