NEWSLETTER: SA Public Sector – Issue 48

13 May 2021

Publications

Welcome to Issue 48 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter.

Privacy features heavily in this fortnight’s issue, with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner calling on the Australian community to make privacy a priority and the Commissioner signing a world-wide statement confirming the importance of people’s privacy being maintained in the sharing of health data when people travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In local news, the State Government is investigating nation-leading reforms and further legislative amendments to address and prevent domestic and family violence in SA. The reforms under investigation include expanding the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme, further amendments to SA’s intervention order scheme to include supervision and reporting requirements and exploring the development of a domestic violence offender’s register, with a requirement for perpetrators to disclose registration in certain circumstances.

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