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. In this issue we also find links to the OAIC’s submission to the Government’s review of the Privacy Act and the Privacy Commissioner’s determination in the first representative action where compensation for non-economic loss has been found payable.
At the State level, an audit of QR code compliance has found more than 100 South Australian businesses are breaching COVID-safe rules.View PDF