New Mandatory Notification of Data Breaches – What does the scheme mean for schools?

On 22 February 2018, changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act) will take effect and a new Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) Scheme will be in force. This reform will affect the Privacy Programs of almost all non-government schools, and it is one of the most important reforms since the introduction of the 13 […]

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Mother claims Tas Education Dept failed to protect daughter

The mother of a six-year-old autistic girl allegedly sexually assaulted by another student at a Launceston school is threatening to take the Tasmanian State Government to the anti-discrimination commissioner, according to the Launceston Examiner. The mother said measures were initially put in place to protect her daughter after she reported the alleged sexual assault. But she told […]

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