Publications

Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. Some of the most wide ranging regulatory reforms affecting the Australian banking industry have been introduced this month. The Australian Banking Association has highlighted six key changes which will provide important protections for customers. The Financial Planning Association’s annual Money & Life Tracker: Freedom Edition […]

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Welcome to Issue 121 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The Australian Lawyers Alliance has called for federal legislation to protect the integrity of COVID-19 tracing data and the Digital Transformation Agency is calling for feedback on a draft Bill to support the expansion of the Australian Government’s Digital Identity System. To view our full wrap-up […]

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Integrity is the theme of this fortnight’s newsletter – data and generally. The Australian Lawyers Alliance has called for federal legislation to protect the integrity of COVID-19 tracing data and the Digital Transformation Agency is calling for feedback on a draft Bill to support the expansion of the Australian Government’s Digital Identity System. Two of […]

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As part of measures against illegal Phoenix activity, from November 2021, most company directors will need to obtain a director identification number. Affected directors include any director (or alternative director) of: an Australian company or registered Australian body; a foreign company registered with the ASIC; or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation registered under […]

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In this issue transparency in government is in focus with articles on various government agencies and the release and access to information. Human rights is also in focus, with a new report from the Australian Human Rights Commission calling on the Australian Government, businesses and institutional investors to take more action to prevent business-related human […]

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Welcome to Issue 120 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The NSW Government believes that the NSW Government can use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to benefit the community and is taking actions to ensure that AI is used safely, ethically and effectively. Click here to view their vision. If you would like to be informed or need assistance in […]

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Welcome to Issue 92 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, ASIC has published updated guidance on the prohibition of hawking financial products. The reforms mean a person must not offer a financial product to a retail client during unsolicited, real time contact. The changes are aimed at preventing people being sold products they don’t want […]

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Welcome to Issue 58 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. A new Bill has been passed which introduces significant reform to the role of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption in South Australia under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA). A new program aimed at breaking the cycle of intergenerational domestic violence, has been […]

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A new Bill has been passed in South Australia which introduces significant changes to the role of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) in South Australia under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA) (the ICAC Act). The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (CPIPC Recommendations) Amendment Bill 2021 (the Bill) passed both houses of Parliament […]

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Welcome to Issue 57 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. Ratepayers, residents and the broader South Australian community will have access to unprecedented levels of information about their local council’s performance through a new Government-established website, “Councils in Focus”. Minister for Planning and Local Government Vickie Chapman said the website would help people to better […]

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