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APP CODE FOR COMMONWEALTH AGENCIES On 1 July 2018, the Privacy (Australian Government Agencies – Governance) APP Code 2017 (the Code) commenced. The Code is designed to enhance the privacy accountability and capability of agencies and is in line with a shift towards a more

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STRENGTHENING FOR PURPOSE: AUSTRALIAN CHARITIES AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS COMMISSION LEGISLATION REVIEW 2018 The Report following a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) legislation was released on 22 August 2018 after much industry consultation. While the review is focused on the Act and operations of

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Defamation is a routine matter to take to Court.  Like all legal matters, there are tricks of the trade, but it is a fairly simple process – albeit costly because it is time consuming. In the past, defamation cases largely involved journalists and authors. These

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