Publications

This edition covers the announcement of an inquiry into banks’ compliance with the Guarantee protections set out in the 2013 Code of Banking Practice, the implementation by the Reserve Bank of proposals to vary Standard No. 1 and 2 of 2016, and the announcement that financial institutions will pay 10% more in order to fund […]

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Welcome to Issue 62 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter.  This edition covers recent media around The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) findings that the former general manager/governor of Lithgow Correctional Centre (LCC) and five Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) officers engaged in serious corrupt conduct in relation to the use of excessive force on an inmate […]

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This edition of the Victoria Public Sector Newsletter includes reference to the major changes to guardianship arrangements recently passed by the Victorian Parliament to better protect the right of adults with disability.

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Of note in this edition of the SA Public Sector Newsletter  is an article announcing the proposal of new laws to expand the role of SACAT, in addition to recent cases in the areas of public and administrative law.

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This edition covers recent media around some of the world’s largest banks being sued, as well as our usual wrap up of media, cases, publications and legislation.

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In this edition we note that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has issued a report on the ‘Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme: 12 month insights report’ and is intended to assist entities to understand the common causes of data breaches.

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This edition includes a link to a report published on the impact of self-represented litigants on civil justice, and several decisions on issues of administrative law and procedure, in addition to our usual summary of recent media articles and legislation.

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Amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 and related legislation will become effective from 1 July 2019 to enhance existing protections for whistleblowers. The changes apply to public companies – which include most clubs. Click here to read more about the changes.  

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In this edition, we make reference to the release by the Australian National Audit Office of key messages found in a series of audits examining the effectiveness of governance boards, as well as lessons learned from a report analysing the first 12 months of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme, and much more.

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