Building trust in the use of Personal data
“We live in a world where organisations have learnt to exploit our
privacy for commercial and political gain.
needs to change. Our parliaments should set down a new standard for privacy
protection that matches the global baseline set by the GDPR.
fix the confusing mix of laws and regulations, thereby providing greater
clarity, certainty and stronger enforcement. It will also build trust in the
community that our governments and businesses are using personal data in ways
that are respectful of people’s wishes and their privacy.”
George Williams, Dean of Law, University of
New South Wales.
(6 vote(s), average 4.5 out of 5)
A way of breaking the referendum deadlock!
“Australia needs a circuit breaker when it comes to
One option would be for parliament or an independent body to
hold a review of the Constitution…This could be one way of educating the
community and drawing them into a conversation about how the Constitution can
reflect their aspirations for the nation.
An independent commission should also be charged with engaging
with constitutional change in a non-partisan manner.
It should have an ongoing role of identifying where there is a
need for reform and where this would attract broad community support.”
George Williams, Dean of Law, University of NSW
(4 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)