Competitive Neutrality Review to consider changes to Competitive Neutrality Policy17 March 2017
You may be aware that at present, there is no independent monitoring of the States’ compliance with competitive neutrality principles.
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse hearing10 March 2017
Senior Deputy Crown Solicitor Tony Keyes and Principal Lawyer Ben Cramer represented the State at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse last week.
ACCC Enforcement Priorities for 201701 March 2017
You may be aware that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission publishes a Compliance and Enforcement policy each year that identifies the ACCC’s enforcement priorities for the year.
Data breach notification to be mandatory for Commonwealth privacy laws24 February 2017
Crown Law usually recommends that agencies take into account a range of factors when considering whether to notify an individual that their personal information may have been affected by a security breach.
State to appeal Roane-Spray judgment22 February 2017
The Brisbane District Court recently dismissed the defence raised by the State under s 27 of the Civil Liability Act 2003 which affords protection to prescribed entities performing duties to enhance public safety.