Is this the biggest privacy threat this year? If so, nominate it for a Big Brother Award!
The Bill passed the Government-controlled lower house on 6 April, and, despite some opposition, passed the Upper House on 3 May, without amendment
What we sent to the politicians:
22 March 2005 - "Costa's Bill will mean an 'Australia Card' for NSW"
29 March - Article in The Australian
6 April - "Privacy advocates slam NSW Govt proposal: an identity card by another name"
8 April - "No-one home at Privacy NSW"
29 April - "NSW Govt trampling on privacy and freedom"