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We are pleased to welcome you back to our Public Sector Newsletter, the first for 2021.  Despite COVID-19 continuing to dominate the news, cases in Victoria and Australia fortunately remain relatively low.  However, issues flowing from Government responses to the impacts of COVID-19 continue to arise, including in the alleged fraudulent receipt of JobKeeper payments. […]

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Welcome to Issue 76 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. The Australian Banking Association welcomed the passage of the new Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) laws through parliament, leading to better deals for customers with a good credit history. In other news, it has been two years since the release of the Banking Royal Commission Final Report where […]

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Welcome to our first NSW Public Sector Newsletter of 2021. This edition includes a wrap up of events since the start of the new year. We look forward to bringing you relevant and helpful information throughout the year. Please continue to let us know if there are particular matters of interest you would like our […]

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Welcome to Issue 41 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. Privacy and data protection has featured heavily, with the CSIRO developing a new data privacy tool to better protect key datasets, such as those tracking COVID-19. The tool works to identify the risks that sensitive, de-identified and personal information within a dataset could be re-identified. […]

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Welcome to Issue 75 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, we refer to an article on the outlook of interest rates in response to the Reserve Bank’s purchase of Commonwealth Government securities through its bond buying program. In other news, lenders are preparing for the conclusion of COVID-19 loan repayment deferrals which are due […]

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Welcome to Issue 74 of our Banking Sector Newsletter, our first for 2021. In this issue, we refer to ASIC’s media release announcing the approval of variations to the Banking Code of Practice and ACCC’s amendments to the Consumer Data Right Rules.  We also have a link to an article on the challenges that Australian banks […]

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Welcome to Issue 40 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter, our first for 2021. Young South Australian offenders will be offered more support to stay out of prison under the State Government’s new community service order program. The not-for-profit organisation, SYC, will deliver the program in metropolitan South Australia from February, while the Department of […]

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Welcome to Issue 102 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. We hope you enjoy this edition of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter, the last for what has been an extra-ordinary year. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a happy and safe holiday period and a healthy 2021. We will […]

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Welcome to Issue 39 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter, our last for 2020. In this issue we see a focus on privacy, with the launch of a new national campaign urging Australians to protect themselves against cybercrime, and consumers being reminded to safeguard personal information when making Christmas purchases online. Further privacy related news […]

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Welcome to Issue 73 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter, our last for 2020. In this issue, the Reserve Bank of Australia says that buy now, pay later providers can continue to prevent retailers imposing a surcharge when shoppers use their services but as these services grow in popularity, they could be forced to play along […]

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