Privacy, Data & Information Law

The Australian privacy and information regulatory landscape is evolving at pace. Businesses and public sector agencies need to be confident that their information handling practices minimise compliance and reputational risks.

Our Expertise

Our highly regarded national Privacy, Data & Information Law Team works closely with our clients to navigate the complex Australian privacy regime, to provide practical, effective and timely advice and other services.

We provide a wide range of privacy and information law services to public sector agencies and businesses, including:

  • advising on the application of Commonwealth and Australian State and Territory privacy legislation
  • undertaking privacy threshold assessments (PTAs), privacy impact assessments (PIAs), and privacy audits
  • drafting or reviewing privacy documentation, such as privacy policies, consent and collection notices, and data breach response plans
  • drafting or reviewing privacy clauses for inclusion in service provider contracts
  • advising on, and drafting, data sharing agreements
  • advising on the management and resolution of privacy queries and complaints
  • assisting with preparing for data breaches, and managing them if they occur
  • assisting in dealings with privacy regulators
  • providing a wide range of privacy training.

For our government clients, we also manage Freedom of Information (FOI) processes on a daily basis. We advise on the interpretation of Federal and State/Territory level FOI legislation and are perfectly positioned to manage the full cycle of FOI requests, and can provide strategic advice and processing services from the time of receipt, to any review by the regulator or by applicable courts and tribunals.

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