Privacy Act changes — what you need to do

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Privacy Act changes — what you need to do

As employers respond to this month's introduction of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), WorkplaceInfo has interviewed privacy expert Julie Zetler from Macquarie University about how the changes will affect Australian businesses.

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As employers respond to this month's introduction of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), WorkplaceInfo has interviewed privacy expert Julie Zetler from Macquarie University about how the changes will affect Australian businesses.
 
In this video interview, Zetler explains the context for the changes, the difference between the APPs and the Information Privacy Principles and National Privacy Principles that they replace, as well as describing the scope of penalties for breaching the new regulations, the new data breach reporting framework and the importance of setting robust privacy policies.
 
Watch the interview below or catch it on our YouTube channel.
 
 
 
Key takeaways for employers are to make sure you:
  • Educate your business about the importance of privacy issues.
  • Learn how to develop privacy impact assessments (PIAs).
  • Invest in robust privacy and security software.
  • Become aware of mandatory reporting requirements for data breaches.
 
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