Welcome to Issue 76 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter.
In this issue, data security is in focus with IBAC warning that government agencies need to be more aware of corruption risks associated with unauthorised access to information, particularly with organised crime groups targeting the public sector.
In the Courts, the High Court made a landmark decision ruling the Australian Parliament cannot use the “aliens” power to make laws for Aboriginal Australians, seen as a natural extension of the High Court’s 1992 Mabo (No 2) decision.
Finally, the Supreme Court of Victoria has begun a specialised Institutional Liability List from 10 February 2020 to handle civil claims related to institutional abuse.
Click here to view our full wrap-up of the past fortnight’s media, cases and legislation.