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Selected APF Papers Sorted by Policy Topic

This document lists papers sorted into the policy-areas to which they are relevant.

This index reflects work undertaken by the APF up to 31 December 2013.

The index is comprehensive since 2002. It also includes key documents dating back to 1987,
and papers by APF's sibling organisation the Australian Privacy Charter Council (1994-2002).

See also the chronological index, which is always up-to-date.

A companion document indexes papers by jurisdictions. See also the Campaigns pages.


Contents

 

Banking Location and Tracking
Body Privacy Marketing
Body Scanners Media
Census & Other ABS Surveys National Id Schemes
Consumer Credit Passports
Consumer Matters Generally Personal Property Securities
'Counter-Terrorism' Prisons
Criminal Law Privacy Regulation – Generally
Data Surveillance                        – Federal Parliament
Electoral Matters                        – Law Reform Agencies
Freedom of Information (FOI)                        – OAIC, PM&C, A/G's and Similar
Health Care – Generally                        – States & Territories
               – eHealth Records                        – Data Breach Notification
               – Data                        – Advocacy Processes
               – ID Schemes Telecomms – Do Not Call
               – NSW HealtheLink                    – CND/CLI
               – Medicare Audit                    – IPND
               – Other                    – Interception & Access
Identity – ID Schemes and Cards                    – Other
              – Biometrics Trans-Border / Trans-Jurisdictional
              – RFID and People Transport – ANPR
              – Genetics and DNA                 – Anonymity on Public Transport
              – Authentication                 – Anonymity on the Road
              – Other                 – Driver's Licences
International Matters Visual Surveillance
Internet – Generally Workplace
             – Cybercrime Other Arenas
             – Google  
Law Enforcement Election Challenges

Banking

  1. Biometrics at ATMs, Letter to ANZ (6 Oct 2012)
  2. PayPass Contactless Payment Technology, Submission to MasterCard Australia (30 Mar 2011)
  3. SWIFT Complaint, Further Letter to the Privacy Commissioner (July 2008) re the SWIFT Complaint, Privacy Commissioner's holding reply (October 2007) and utterly inadequate 'substantive' response (June 2008)
  4. EFTS Code Review, submission to ASIC (May 2007)
  5. Letter to Minister Campbell re banks and 'Access Card' (February 2007)
  6. Letter to Privacy Commissioner re SWIFT Complaint of Jul/Oct 2006 (February 2007)
  7. Breach of Privacy Act by Australian Financial Institutions (through SWIFT), to Privacy Commissioner (October 2006)
  8. SWIFT - disclosures of Australians' financial information without warrant to the USA, to Privacy Commissioner (July 2006)

Body Privacy Generally (but see also 'Identity – Biometrics', 'Identity – RFID Associated with People', 'Identity – Genetics and DNA', 'Body Scanners')

  1. Substance Abuse Testing, Letter to Customs and Border Protection Service (18 Feb 2013)
  2. Substance Abuse Testing and the Workplace, Policy Statement (31 Mar 2012)
  3. Substance Abuse Testing in the Workplace, Letter to AMEC (7 Feb 2012)
  4. 6th Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (April 2005)
  5. 5th Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (31 May 2004)
  6. 4th Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (15 March 2004)
  7. Letter to DFAT re U.S. Fingerprinting of Australians (5 March 2004)
  8. 3rd Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (2 March 2004)
  9. 2nd Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (25 February 2004)
  10. DFAT re Proposed Revision of the Passports Act (February 2004)

Body Scanners (see also 'Counter-Terrorism')

  1. Big data airport screening not ok, Letter to the Editor, AFR (6 Nov 2012)
  2. Body Scanning for Internal Drugs, Follow-Up Letter to Customs (7 Aug 2012), and the reply (13 Aug 2012)
  3. Body Scanning for Internal Drugs, Submission to Minister for Home Affairs, in conjunction with NSW CCL, Liberty Victoria, QCCL and CLA (8 Jul 2012), and Customs' reply (18 Jul 2012)
  4. Body Scanning, Submission to Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Ctee (26 Mar 2012)
  5. Body Scanning Bill, Submission to HoR Committee on Infrastructure and Communications (4 Mar 2012)
  6. Body Scanners, Submission to Office of Transport Security, in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL and CLA (30 Sep 2011)
  7. Body Scanners, Yet Another Joint Letter to Office of Transport Security (31 Mar 2011), and the Dept's reply (21 Apr 2011)
  8. Body Scanners, Further Joint Letter to Office of Transport Security (18 Feb 2011)
  9. Body Scanners, Further Joint Reminder Letter to Office of Transport Security (2 Feb 2011), and at last, after more than 4 months, OTS's response (9/17 Feb 2011)
  10. Body Scanners, Further Letter to Office of Transport Security (1 Nov 2010)
  11. Body Scanners, Letter to Office of Transport Security (28 Sep 2010)
  12. Body Scanning, further letter to Clth Minister for Transport, in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL and CLA (17 May 2010), and the Minister's reply (5 July 2010)
  13. Body Scanning, further letter to Clth Minister for Transport, in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL and CLA (16 Mar 2010), and the Minister's mistaken response, p. 1 and p. 2 (4 May 2010)
  14. Body Scanning at Airports, Updated Policy Statement (12 Feb 2010)
  15. Body Scanning at Airports, letter to Clth Minister for Transport, in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL and CLA (20 Jan 2010), and the Minister's seriously inadequate response (10 Mar 2010)
  16. Body Scanning at Airports, Policy Statement (October 2008)

Census & Other ABS Surveys

  1. Beware the Statistics Grinch this Christmas, Media Release (18 Dec 2012)
  2. ABS Compulsory Surveys, Submission to the Information Commissioner (4 May 2012)
  3. Compulsory Surveys, Letter to ABS (22 Apr 2012), and the ABS's response, and its scanned letterhead (1 May 2012)
  4. Compulsory Surveys, Letter to ABS (9 Mar 2012), and the ABS's response, and its scanned letterhead (11 Apr 2012
  5. Broken Email-Address for Complaints, Letter to ABS (13 Feb 2012)
  6. Compulsory Surveys, Letter to ABS (3 Feb 2012), and acknowledgement (7 Feb 2012) and response p.1, p.2 and p.3 (23 Feb 2012)
  7. Public Advisory Statement re Compulsory Surveys by ABS (28 Jan 2012)
  8. Public Advisory Statement re Census 2011 (2 Aug 2011)
  9. See also the Census Campaign of 2005-06
  10. ABS's Privacy Impact Assessment of Census Proposals (11 July 2005)
  11. 'Big Brother to watch the days of our lives': Submission to the ABS on proposed changes to the Census (7 June 2005)

Consumer Credit (see also Consumer Matters Generally)

  1. An Online Database for Small Amount Lenders, Submission to ASIC (21 Feb 2013)
  2. Privacy Act Regulations – Credit Reporting and Detailed Document, Submission to Attorney-General's Dept (28 Sep 2012)
  3. Credit Reporting Reform - Consumer Education, Submission to Clth Attorney-General's Dept (20 Sep 2012)
  4. Credit Reporting - Exposure Drafts of the Australian Privacy Amendment Legislation, Submission to Senate Committee on Finance and Public Administration (25 Mar 2011)
  5. Telecommunications Industry and the Credit Reporting Code, Support for Joint Submission to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (3 Mar 2011)
  6. Credit Reporting Provisions, ALRC Issues Paper No. 32 (March 2007)
  7. Genetic Testing Policy of the Investment and Financial Services Association Ltd (IFSA), to ACCC (March 2006)
  8. ACCC and ASIC re Debt Collection (29 July 2005)
  9. Submission to the Federal Privacy Commissioner re Credit Reporting Determination 2002 No 1 (Classes of Credit Providers) (10 November 2002)
  10. Seminar and Submission re the Extension of the Privacy Act 1988 to the Credit Industry (May 1989)

Consumer Matters Generally (see also Consumer Credit, Marketing)

  1. PIAs for Digital Postal Services, Further Letters to Australia Post and Digital Post Australia (6 Nov 2012)
  2. PIAs for Digital Postal Services, Letters to Australia Post and Digital Post Australia (22 Apr 2012), Australia Post's partial response (8 Jun 2012), and Digital Post's vacuous reply (22 Jun 2012)
  3. Review of ACCAN, Submission to Dept of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (23 Oct 2011)
  4. Smart Electricity Meters, Letter to ActewAGL (20 Jun 2011)
  5. PayPass Contactless Payment Technology, Submission to MasterCard Australia (30 Mar 2011)
  6. Smart Grids and Smart Meters, Policy Statement (15 Feb 2011)
  7. Consumer Advocacy 2010 Election Platform, Submission to the major parties (2 August 2010)
  8. Consumer Law Bill No. 2, Submission to Senate Economic Legislation Committee (22 April 2010)
  9. Guide to Unfair Contract Terms, Submission to ACCC (13 Apr 2010)
  10. Genetic Testing Policy of the Investment and Financial Services Association Ltd (IFSA), to ACCC (March 2006)
  11. Costs of Consumer Codes, to ACMA (February 2006)

'Counter-Terrorism' (see also Body Scanners and Criminal Law Enforcement and Telecommunications ­ Interception & Access)

  1. Investigation and Control of Australian Spy Agencies Essential, Public Statement (4 Dec 2013)
  2. ASD Disclosures of Personal Data to Foreign Countries, PI Complaint to Human Rights Commissioner (2 Dec 2013)
  3. ASD Disclosures of Personal Data to Foreign Countries, PI Complaint to Inspector-General of Intelligence & Security (2 Dec 2013)
  4. The National Security Wish-List, Submission to Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security (20 Aug 2012)
  5. The Cybercrime Bill is Excessive and Unbalanced, Public Statement (4 Sep 2011)
  6. Engagement by the Attorney-General's Department with Civil Society, Letter to the Attorney-General (1 Sep 2011), in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL, CLA, ISOC-AU and EFA
  7. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Supplementary Submission to the Senate Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (5 Aug 2011)
  8. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Evidence to the Joint Select Committee (1 Aug 2011), mirrored here
  9. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Submission to the Senate Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (26 Jul 2011)
  10. The 'Combating the Financing of People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill' 2011 , Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee (9 Mar 2011)
  11. Combating the Financing of People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill, Submission to Attorney-General's Dept (Cth) (13 Dec 2010)
  12. Cost Recovery for Austrac’s Regulatory Functions, Submission to Austrac (13 Dec 2010)
  13. PIA re Verification under the AML-CTF Act, to Clth A/G's Dept (August 2009)
  14. AusCheck Amendment Bill 2009 (Cth), to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (June 2009)
  15. AML-CTF legislation - Second Tranche, to Minister for Finance and Deregulation (December 2007)
  16. AML-CTF legislation - Second Tranche, to Shadow Attorney-General (September 2007)
  17. AML-CTF legislation - Second Tranche, to Attorney-General's Dept (September 2007)
  18. Subm. to Cth AGs Dept re Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Bill 2007 Exposure Draft (February 2007)
  19. Subm. to Senate C'tee re AusCheck Bill 2006 (February 2007)
  20. Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Bill 2006, plus Supplementary 1 and Supplementary 2, to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee (November 2006)
  21. Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism Financing Bill 2006, to A/G's and AusTRAC (August 2006)
  22. Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorism Financing Legislation, to Attorney-General's Department and AUSTRAC (April 2006)
  23. Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorism Financing Legislation, to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (March 2006)
  24. Security Legislation Review, Clth A/G's, Supplementary Submission (February 2006)
  25. Terrorism (Extraordinary Temporary Powers) Bill 2005, to ACT Government (January 2006)
  26. Security Legislation Review, Clth A/G's (January 2006)
  27. Submission re Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee (November 2005)
  28. Briefing on proposed new Anti-Terrorism Bill (October 2005)
  29. Federal Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD (25 July 2005)
  30. Report by representatives on the Austrac Privacy Consultative Committee to Privacy, Consumer and Civil Liberties Groups (August 2003)
  31. Submission to Attorney-General's Dept Review of Pt 1D of Crimes Act (Crimtrac) (September 2002)

Criminal Law (see also 'Counter-Terrorism', Law Enforcement and Internet – Cybercrime)

  1. The Cybercrime Bill is Excessive and Unbalanced, Public Statement (4 Sep 2011)
  2. Engagement by the Attorney-General's Department with Civil Society, Letter to the Attorney-General (1 Sep 2011), in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL, CLA, ISOC-AU and EFA
  3. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Supplementary Submission to the Senate Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (5 Aug 2011)
  4. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Evidence to the Joint Select Committee (1 Aug 2011), mirrored here
  5. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Submission to the Senate Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (26 Jul 2011)
  6. Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010, Submission to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (16 Apr 2010), and oral evidence (16 April 2010)
  7. Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Offences Against Children) Bill 2010, Submission to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (23 Feb 2010), oral evidence (9 Mar 2010) and Supplementary Submission (11 Mar 2010)
  8. Cyber Crime Inquiry, to HoR Standing Committee on Communications (5 August 2009)
  9. Security Legislation Review, Clth A/G's, Supplementary Submission (February 2006)
  10. Anti-Money Laundering Reforms (19 March 2004)
  11. Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission re CyberCrime Inquiry (August 2003)
  12. Submission re the South Australian Criminal Law Consolidation (Identity Theft) Amendment Bill 2003 (August 2003)
  13. Letter to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission re the Cybercrime Inquiry (April 2003)
  14. Submission to Attorney-General's Dept Review of Pt 1D of Crimes Act (Crimtrac) (September 2002)
  15. N.S.W. Office of State Revenue on Review of N.S.W. Fines Act (June 2002)
  16. Submission to Privacy Commissioner on Public Interest Determination application on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions - researchers' access to case files (March 2002 - APCC)
  17. Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee Inquiry into the Proceeds of Crime Bill 2002 (February 2002 - APCC)
  18. Submission to an Inquiry by the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the National Crime Authority (August 2001 - APCC)
  19. Cybercrime Bill 2001, Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee (July 2001 - APCC)
  20. Model Forensic Procedures Bill and the Proposed National DNA Database (July 1999 - APCC) (DNA.doc)
  21. Review of the Australian Security Intelligence Organization Legislation Amendment Bill 1999 (April 1999 - APCC) (ASIO1.doc, ASIO2.doc)
  22. Telecommunications Interception, March 1999 (TI Reviews.doc)

Data Surveillance, incl. Data Matching, Profiling, 'Big Data' (see also Census, 'Counter-Terrorism', Identity, Internet, Telecommunications, Transport – ANPR and Visual Surveillance)

  1. Chemicals of Security Concern, Submission to PIA Consultants (23 May 2013)
  2. Smart Meters, Submission to Clth Dept of Resources (3 May 2013)
  3. Big Data Strategy Issues Paper, Submission to AGIMO (7 Apr 2013)
  4. Big data airport screening not ok, Letter to the Editor, AFR (6 Nov 2012)
  5. Auto-Enrolment of Electors, Submission to Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (24 Feb 2012), and evidence, mirrored here (29 Feb 2012)
  6. The PCEHR Enabling Bills, Evidence to the Senate Community Affairs Committee (6 Feb 2012), and mirror
  7. The PCEHR Enabling Bills, Submission to Senate Community Affairs Committee (21 Dec 2011)
  8. The PCEHR Draft Legislation, Submission to Dept of Health and Ageing (27 Oct 2011)
  9. EU-Australia Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement, Public Statement (19 Sep 2011)
  10. PCEHR Legislation Issues Paper, Submission to Dept of Health and Aging (3 August 2011)
  11. Smart Electricity Meters, Letter to ActewAGL (20 Jun 2011)
  12. The PCEHR Concept of Operations - Addendum, Submission to NEHTA (7 Jun 2011)
  13. The Collection of Third Party Data Through Networks such as Wifi, Policy Statement (31 May 2011)
  14. The PCEHR Concept of Operations, Submission to NEHTA (30 May 2011)
  15. Location and Tracking of Individuals through their Mobile Devices, Policy Statement (13 May 2011)
  16. PIA re the Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (31 Mar 2011)
  17. The Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and the Department of Human Services, Public Statement (23 Mar 2011)
  18. PIA re the Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (22 Mar 2011)
  19. Checklist of Privacy Concerns about the Personally Controlled eHealth Record (PCEHR), Submission to NEHTA (15 Feb 2011)
  20. Smart Grids and Smart Meters, Policy Statement (15 Feb 2011)
  21. Review of the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 (NSW), Submission to NSW Attorney-General's Dept (31 Jan 2011)
  22. eHealth Data and Health Identifiers, Policy Statement (28 August 2009)
  23. PIA re Verification under the AML-CTF Act, to Clth A/G's Dept (August 2009)
  24. AusCheck Amendment Bill 2009 (Cth), to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (June 2009)
  25. Privacy Blueprint for the Indivual Electronic Health Record (IEHR), Submission to NEHTA (August 2008)
  26. SWIFT Complaint, Further Letter to the Privacy Commissioner (July 2008) re the SWIFT Complaint, Privacy Commissioner's holding reply (October 2007) and utterly inadequate 'substantive' response (June 2008)
  27. AML-CTF legislation - Second Tranche, to Attorney-General's Dept (September 2007)
  28. Letter to Privacy Commissioner re SWIFT Complaint of Jul/Oct 2006 (February 2007)
  29. Breach of Privacy Act by Australian Financial Institutions (through SWIFT), to Privacy Commissioner (October 2006)
  30. SWIFT - disclosures of Australians' financial information without warrant to the USA, to Privacy Commissioner (July 2006)
  31. Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2005, to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee (March 2006)
  32. 'Big Brother to watch the days of our lives': Submission to the ABS on proposed changes to the Census (7 June 2005)
  33. Mobile Location, to the Australian Communications Authority (30 April 2004)
  34. Submission to Attorney-General's Dept Review of Pt 1D of Crimes Act (Crimtrac) (September 2002)

Electoral Matters

  1. Auto-Enrolment of Electors, Submission to Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (24 Feb 2012), and evidence, mirrored here (29 Feb 2012)
  2. 7 Days' Notice to Prepare Evidence, Letter to Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (17 Feb 2012), and the Chair's Response (20 Feb 2012)
  3. Electoral Address Maintenance, Supplementary Submission to Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, and Evidence, mirrored here (15 Feb 2012)
  4. Electoral Address Maintenance, Submission to Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (3 Feb 2012)
  5. Police Action in Relation to Fairfax, Letter to Victorian Electoral Commissioner (19 Dec 2011), and the reply (21 Dec 2011)
  6. Abuse of Postal Voting Arrangements by Political Parties, Submission to Australian Electoral Commission (23 July 2010), and the AEC's very prompt reply (23 July 2010)
  7. Electoral Matter on the Internet, Letter co-signed with Digital Tasmania, to the Tasmanian Electoral Commissioner (19 Feb 2010)
  8. Conduct of 2007 Elections: Postal vote applications mailed by political parties, Joint Stdg Ctee on Electoral Matters (May 2008)
  9. Postal Voting, Australian Electoral Commission (March 2007)
  10. Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2005, to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee (March 2006)

Freedom of Information (FOI)

  1. Review of Freedom of Information (FOI) Laws, Submission to the Independent Reviewer, Dr Allan Hawke AC (20 Dec 2012)
  2. FOI and Information Commissioner Bills, Submission to the Senate Finance & Public Admin Committee (27 Jan 2010)
  3. FOI Reform, to NSW Dept of Premier and Cabinet (June 2009)
  4. Review of the Freedom of Information Act 1991 (Tas), Submission to Tasmanian Department of Justice (May 2009)
  5. Freedom of Information Reform, Submission to Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet (May 2009)
  6. Comments re Draft Privacy and FOI Bills (Qld), to Queensland Premier (April 2009)
  7. The State of Media Freedom, 2nd submission to ‘Australia’s Right to Know’ Coalition (October 2007)
  8. The State of Media Freedom, submission to ‘Australia’s Right to Know’ Coalition (August 2007)
  9. Letter to The Australian re Support for FoI Appeal (January 2005)
  10. ALRC and the Admin Review Council's Joint Review of the Freedom of Information Act (May 1995 - APCC) (Foisub1.doc)

Health Care – Generally

  1. Bundled Consents, Letter to Minister for Human Services (25 Jun 2012)
  2. The Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (15 Apr 2011)
  3. The National Partnership on E-Health, Submission to the Interim Review (5 Apr 2011)
  4. PIA re the Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (31 Mar 2011)
  5. The Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and the Department of Human Services, Public Statement (23 Mar 2011)
  6. PIA re the Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (22 Mar 2011)
  7. iPads for Doctors, Submission to the CIO, Victorian Dept of Health (8 Oct 2010), the CIO's reply (20 Oct 2010), and the APF's further letter (21 Oct 2010)
  8. Contact Details for a Patient's Genetic Relatives, Submission to the Australian Privacy Commissioner (6 August 2010)
  9. iPads for Doctors, Letter to Alfred Health, Melbourne (5 August 2010)
  10. Support for Appropriate Approaches to eHealth, Letter to Dr M. Haikerwal, NEHTA Clinical Lead (23 Mar 2010)
  11. NEHTA Strategic Plan 2009-10 to 2011-12, Comments submitted to NEHTA (12 October 2009)
  12. eHealth Data and Health Identifiers, Policy Statement (28 August 2009)
  13. Response to Supplementary Paper on Person-Controlled eHealth Records, to National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (May 2009)
  14. Interim Report of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (NHHRC), Submission (March 2009)
  15. ALRC Report Part H – Health, Submission to Clth PM & C (February 2009)
  16. NHHRC E-Health Discussion Paper, Letter to The Australian (December 2008)
  17. Health Information Privacy, Paper presented at Health Privacy Futures Conf., Brisbane (November 2008)
  18. Victoria's Whole of Health ICT Strategy, Letter to the Minister (October 2008)
  19. Misleading Government Claims re N.T. eHealth Implementation, Letter to the Editor of The Australian (September 2008)
  20. Review of Australian Privacy Law - DP 72 - Pt H ­ Health Services and Research, to the ALRC (January 2008 - 9 pp.)
  21. Ethical Conduct in Human Research, to NH&MRC (March 2006)
  22. e-Health Issues from a Health Consumer's Perspective (June 2004)
  23. Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002: Draft Statutory Guidelines, to NSW Health (November 2003)
  24. Submission to the National Health Privacy Working Group of the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council on the Draft National Health Privacy Code (April 2003)

Health Care – eHealth Records (see also Health Care – Data and Health Care – Identifiers)

  1. The PCEHR, Submission to the Review of the PCEHR (22 Nov 2013)
  2. Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR), Public Statement (3 Nov 2013)
  3. PCEHR – FAQ for Clinicians, Public Advisory Statement (11 Aug 2013)
  4. PCEHR – FAQ for Consumers, Public Advisory Statement (11 Aug 2013)
  5. eHealth Consumer Privacy Fact Sheets, Submission to OIAC (15 May 2013)
  6. Draft eHealth Fact Sheets, Supplementary Submission to OAIC (14 Feb 2013)
  7. Draft eHealth Fact Sheets, Submission to OAIC (12 Feb 2013)
  8. eHealth record system (PCEHR) Data Breach Notification, Submission to OAIC (29 Sep 2012)
  9. eHealth record system (PCEHR) Enforcement Guidelines, Submission to OAIC (24 Sep 2012)
  10. The Emperor's New Clothes: PCEHR System Security, Dr Juanita Fernando's Presentation at AusCERT (18 May 2012)
  11. PCEHR: Proposals for Regulations and Rules, Submission to Dept of Health and Ageing (11 Apr 2012)
  12. The PCEHR Enabling Bills ­ Governance Issues, Supplementary Submission to Senate Community Affair Committee (14 Feb 2012)
  13. The PCEHR Enabling Bills, Evidence to the Senate Community Affairs Committee (6 Feb 2012), and mirror
  14. The PCEHR Enabling Bills, Submission to Senate Community Affairs Committee (21 Dec 2011)
  15. Banning of an APF Nominee on a Pretext, Letter to NEHTA's CEO (11 Nov 2011), and the CEO's Reply (14 Nov 2011) and another (23 Nov 2011)
  16. The PCEHR Draft Legislation, Submission to Dept of Health and Ageing (27 Oct 2011)
  17. PCEHR Legislation Issues Paper, Submission to Dept of Health and Aging (3 August 2011)
  18. The PCEHR Concept of Operations - Addendum, Submission to NEHTA (7 Jun 2011)
  19. The PCEHR Concept of Operations, Submission to NEHTA (30 May 2011)
  20. eHealth – Consumer Consultation and Project Governance, Letter to Minister for Health (18 Apr 2011)
  21. eHealth – Consumer Consultation and Project Governance, Letter to DoHA (18 Apr 2011)
  22. PCEHR – Consumer Consultation and Project Governance, Letter to NEHTA (18 Apr 2011)
  23. The National Partnership on E-Health, Submission to the Interim Review (5 Apr 2011)
  24. PCEHR – Consumer Consultation and Project Governance, Further Letter to the Minister for Health & Ageing (7 Mar 2011)
  25. PCEHR – Consumer Consultation and Project Governance, Letter to the Minister for Health & Ageing (3 Mar 2011)
  26. PCEHR: Consumer Consultation and Project Governance, Letter to NEHTA and DoHA (25 Feb 2011)
  27. Absence of PCEHR Consultation Processes with DoHA, Emails to Dept of Health & Aging (14 and 22 Feb 2011)
  28. Checklist of Privacy Concerns about the Personally Controlled eHealth Record (PCEHR), Submission to NEHTA (15 Feb 2011)
  29. Comments on the PCEHR Consumer Reference Group Meeting and Checklist of Consumer Concerns, Submissions to NEHTA (25 Jan 2011)
  30. EHR may be a good idea, Opinion Piece submitted to the Melbourne Herald-Sun (30 Dec 2010)
  31. Consultation Process re PCEHR, Further Letter to NEHTA (10 Dec 2010), partly in response to this NEHTA Summary of Issues
  32. Consultation Process re PCEHR, Further Letters to NEHTA Clinical Lead re PCEHR Process Matters, and to NEHTA CIO re PCEHR Design Issues (15 Nov 2010)
  33. Consultation Process re PCEHR, Submission to CEO of NEHTA (8 Nov 2010), and the CEO's reply (12 Nov 2010)
  34. The eHealth National Security and Access Framework, Submission to NEHTA (10 October 2010)
  35. Patient Access to HI-Related Patient Data, Letter to the Clth Dept of Health (12 Feb 2010), and the Department's response (24 Feb 2010)
  36. Questions arising from NEHTA's Strategic Plan: 2009/10 to 2011/12, Letter to NEHTA (12 Oct 2009)
  37. eHealth Data and Health Identifiers, Policy Statement (28 August 2009)
  38. Response to Supplementary Paper on Person-Controlled eHealth Records, to National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (May 2009)
  39. Electronic Transfer of Pathology Data, to NEHTA (April 2009)
  40. Privacy Blueprint for the Indivual Electronic Health Record (IEHR), Submission to NEHTA (August 2008)

Health Care – Data (see also Health Care – eHealth Records and Health Care – Identifiers)

  1. 'SA Laboratory exposes hundreds of personal medical details', Interview on ABC PM, mirrored here (18 July 2011)
  2. Project Stop (Over-The-Counter Pseudoephedrine Products), Letter to Pharmacy Guild of Australia (9 Oct 2010)
  3. Data Linkage between NSW Police and Medicare, Letter to Clth Privacy Commissioner (5 October 2009)
  4. eHealth Care Data Breach, Policy Statement (28 August 2009)
  5. 'Nurses paid to scout for Vioxx drug firm', to OFPC (May 2009)
  6. Medical Director and AsteRx data, to OFPC (May 2009), and reply (May 2005)
  7. Interim Report of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (NHHRC), Submission (March 2009)
  8. Disclosure of Genetic Information Without Consent, Submission to NHMRC (March 2009)
  9. ALRC Report Part H – Health, Submission to Clth PM & C (February 2009)
  10. Heart Foundation 2008 ‘Survey’, Letter to the National President, Bruce Carter (November 2008)
  11. National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission, Submission and Summary (May 2008)
  12. Access Card: Emergency Medical Info (Discussion Paper #2), to Access Card Taskforce (March 2007)
  13. Submission to the National Health Privacy Working Group of the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council on the Draft National Health Privacy Code (April 2003)

Health Care – ID Schemes (see also Health Care – eHealth Records and Health Care – Data)

  1. Review of the Healthcare Identifiers Act and Health Identifier Service, Submission to Department of Health (14 Feb 2013)
  2. The National Partnership on E-Health, Submission to the Interim Review (5 Apr 2011)
  3. The eHealth National Security and Access Framework, Submission to NEHTA (10 October 2010)
  4. Critique of new Health Identifier (HI) Service Implementation and HI Service Communication documents, letter to NEHTA (26 June 2010), referring to APF eHealth Data and Health Identifiers policy
  5. Request for clarification of the controls in the new health identifiers bill, letter to new PM Gillard (25 June 2010)
  6. Healthcare Identifiers Bill, Letter to Shadow Health Minister (26 May 2010). Also to The Greens Health Spokesperson and similar letters to Independent Senators Fielding and Xenopohon
  7. Numbers game a threat to privacy, OpEd by Juanita Fernando in Health, The Weekend Australian (6-7 Mar 2010)
  8. Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010, Submission to Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee (4 Mar 2010) and oral evidence (10 Mar 2010); plus the submission by CLPC. To cope with the agencies' unreliable web-sites, here are mirrors of the Bill, submissions by NEHTA and DOHA, the Senate Committee Report, and the late-released draft Regulations
  9. Clarification Sought re Pseudonymous Health Identifiers, Letter to the Clth Minister for Health (22 Jan 2010), and Response (9 Feb 2010)
  10. Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010 (Exposure Draft), submission to Clth Dept of Health (7 Jan 2010), plus the submissions of Liberty Victoria and CLA, and an ABC Radio interview
  11. Individual Health Identifiers, Letter to Clth Health Minister (5 October 2009)
  12. eHealth Data and Health Identifiers, Policy Statement (28 August 2009)
  13. Healthcare Identifiers, to AHMAC, Clth Dept of Health & Ageing (13 August 2009)
  14. Health card plan, to Federal government minister Roxon (9 June 2009)
  15. Interim Report of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (NHHRC), Submission (March 2009)
  16. Unique Patient ID or Patient Health?, Letter to The Australian (March 2009)
  17. ALRC Report Part H – Health, Submission to Clth PM & C (February 2009)
  18. Access Card: Emergency Medical Info (Discussion Paper #2), to Access Card Taskforce (March 2007)
  19. Submission to NeHTA re Unique Health Identifier (UHI) Blueprint (March 2007)
  20. Submission to the National Health Privacy Working Group of the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council on the Draft National Health Privacy Code (April 2003)

Health Care – NSW HealtheLink

  1. The Healthelink Scheme, Public Statement (28 September 2009)
  2. HealtheLink, to NSW government minister Della Bosca (9 June 2009)
  3. Healthelink, Letter to the SMH (March 2009)
  4. Evaluation of the Healthelink Records Pilot, Submission to NSW Health Minister Della Bosca (December 2008)
  5. Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002: Draft Statutory Guidelines, to NSW Health (November 2003)

Health Care – Medicare Audit

  1. Compliance Audits on Medicare Benefits (MBS), Supplementary Submission to Senate Community Affairs Committee (May 2009), and Evidence to the Committee on 6 May
  2. Government Documents (May 2009):
    1. Health Insurance Amendment (Compliance) Bill 2009
    2. The Explanatory Memorandum
    3. The Department's PIA Report (made available too late to be considered!)
  3. Compliance Audits of Medicare Benefits (MBS), to Senate Community Affairs Committee (April 2009), and the reply from Medicare (April 2009)
  4. Medicare's Erosion of Patient Health Privacy Rights, Media Release (April 2009)
  5. Medicare MBS Compliance Audit Initiative, Submission (March 2009)
  6. Medicare Auditor Powers, Letter to The Canberra Times (March 2009)
  7. Increased MBS Compliance Audits, Letter to Dept of Health and Ageing (November 2008)
  8. Release of patient records for Medicare auditing, Letter to Clth Human Services Minister Joe Ludwig (September 2008)

Health Care – Other

  1. National Disability Insurance Scheme, Submission to FAHCSIA (11 Mar 2013)
  2. Health Practitioner Regulation National Law 2009, submission to the National Health Workforce Taskforce (15 July 2009)
  3. National Registration of Health Workers, to Senate Community Affairs Committee (April 2009)
  4. Harmonisation of Multi-centre Ethical Review (HOMER), Submission to NHMRC (February 2009)
  5. National [Medical] Accreditation and Registration Scheme (NRAS), Submission to Health Workforce (February 2009)
  6. Medicare and PBS Guidelines, to OFPC (February 2005)
  7. Submissions to OFPC on Application from ACHA Health for Public Interest Determination (July and August 2002)
  8. Dept of Health and Aged Care's BMMS (July 2001 - APCC)
  9. National Pharmacy Intranet Demonstration Project (November 1998)
  10. AHEC (Aust Health E? Council?) re draft guidelines for the Protection of Privacy in the Conduct of Medical Research, Date? (Nhmrcsb1.doc) (1995?)
  11. Evidence to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs re the Pharmaceutical Benefits Transfer to the Health Insurance Commission (June 1991)

Identity – ID Schemes and Cards, incl. Driver's Licences (see also Health Care ­ ID Schemes, National Identification Schemes and Passports)

  1. Review of the Healthcare Identifiers Act and Health Identifier Service, Submission to Department of Health (14 Feb 2013)
  2. National Trusted Identity Framework, and AGD's DVS Extension Project, Submission to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (31 Oct 2012)
  3. National Trusted Identities Framework (NTIF) (10 Oct 2012), Notes re Consultation on PM&C's Discussion Paper (Sep 2012)
  4. TFN Guidelines Review, Submission to OAIC (31 Oct 2011)
  5. Queensland Driver's Licence, Letter to Queensland Premier (14 Sep 2010)
  6. Identity Scanning by Registered Clubs, Policy Statement (September 2008)
  7. N.S.W. Government Travel Smartcard, Letter to the N.S.W. Minister for Transport (September 2008)
  8. Queensland Driver's Licence, further letter to Qld Premier (June 2008), and the reply (November 2008)
  9. Queensland Driver's Licence, Letter to Qld Premier (March 2008), and the Premier's response (May 2008)
  10. Demands for the Identity of Library Users, to the State Library of S.A. (January 2008)
  11. Swipe Cards in ACT Schools, to ACT Minister for Education (September 2007)
  12. Scanning of Identification Documents, submission to Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner (August 2007)
  13. Student ID Card Proposal, to NSW Minister for Education & Training (April 2005)
  14. The NSW Photo Card Bill ‚ How To Fix It (March 2005)
  15. 31 Questions for the NSW Minister for Roads about the Photo Card Bill 2004 (February 2005)
  16. Review of the NSW Photo Card Bill 2004 (February 2005)
  17. NSW Minister for Roads - 2nd Letter re Drivers' Licence Photo Card Bill 2004 (February 2005)
  18. NSW Minister for Roads - 1st Letter re Drivers' Licence Photo Card Bill 2004 (January 2005)
  19. The Proposed Smartcard-based Driver's Licence, to Queensland Transport (November 2003)

Identity – Biometrics

  1. Biometrics at ATMs, Letter to ANZ (6 Oct 2012)
  2. Revocation of the Biometrics Institute Code, Submission to OAIC (21 Mar 2012)
  3. Infosheet on 'Biometrics and Privacy, Letter to the Victorian Privacy Commissioner (9 Mar 2012) plus annotations; and the Acting Commissioner's reply (27 Mar 2012)
  4. Guidelines re Biometrics, Letters to the Privacy Commissioners, in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL and CLA (19 Oct 2011):
    1. Vic, and Reply (28 Oct 2011)
    2. NSW, and Reply, Scanned and Text-Extractable (4 Nov 2011)
    3. Qld, and Reply, Scanned and Text-Extractable (17 Nov 2011)
    4. the Clth, and Reply (23 Dec 2011)
  5. Biometrics in the Workplace, Policy Statement (15 Oct 2011)
  6. Biometrics, Revised Policy Statement (15 Oct 2011)
  7. De-Registration of Biometrics Code, Follow-up Letter to Privacy Commissioner, 9 months later (8 Mar 2011), and the Commissioner's reply (21 Mar 2011)
  8. De-Registration of Biometrics Code, Meeting Notes with the Deputy Privacy Commissioner (21 Apr 2010)
  9. The Biometrics Institute Privacy Code should be de-registered, Submission to the Privacy Commissioner (3 December 2009), and the PC'er's reply (29 Mar 2010)
  10. Biometrics, Policy Statement (April 2008)
  11. Biometrics of Visitors to Queensland Correctional Centres, Letter to Qld Minister for Police (March 2008)
  12. Biometrics of Visitors to Queensland Correctional Centres, to Qld Minister for Police (October 2007), and the Minister's Reply, p. 1 and p. 2 (November 2007)
  13. Citizenship Bill and Biometric Identifiers, to a Senate Committee (January 2006)
  14. Biometrics Institute Draft Privacy Code of Practice (30 March 2004)

Identity – RFID Associated with People

  1. RFID-Tagging in the new ACT Prison, to ACT Corrective Services Minister (March 2008), and the Minister's response (April 2008)
  2. RFID Tagging of Prisoners, to A.C.T. Human Rights Commissioner (August 2007), and the Commission's response (December 2007)
  3. RFID-Tagging in the new ACT Prison, to ACT Corrective Services Minister (July 2007), and the Minister's response (August 2007)
  4. Draft Consumer Privacy Code of Practice on RFID in Retail (March 2007)

Identity – Genetics and DNA

  1. Contact Details for a Patient's Genetic Relatives, Submission to the Australian Privacy Commissioner (6 August 2010)
  2. Disclosure of Genetic Information Without Consent, Submission to NHMRC (March 2009)
  3. Genetic Testing Policy of the Investment and Financial Services Association Ltd (IFSA), to ACCC (March 2006)
  4. Human Gene Patents and Genetic Testing, to the Advisory Group (November 2005)
  5. Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on ALRC Discussion Paper 66, August 2002, on Protection of Human Genetic Information (January 2003)
  6. Submission to ALRC/AHEC Inquiry into the Protection of Human Genetic Information (March 2002 - APCC)
  7. Model Forensic Procedures Bill and the Proposed National DNA Database (July 1999 - APCC) (DNA.doc)

Identity – Authentication

  1. Prepaid Mobile Identity-Checking, Submission to ACMA (15 Jun 2013)
  2. DVS Extension Project, Submission to Attorney-General's Dept (15 Feb 2013)
  3. PIA for the Document Verification System (DVS) Extension Project, Further Letter to Attorney-General's Dept (7 Dec 2012), and AGD's reply (14 Dec 2012)
  4. PIA for the Document Verification System (DVS) Extension Project, Further Letter to Attorney-General's Dept (29 Nov 2012), and AGD's Reply (30 Nov 2012)
  5. PIA for the Document Verification System (DVS) Extension Project, Letter to Attorney-General's Dept (18 Nov 2012), and AGD's Reply (26 Nov 2012)
  6. Document Verification System (DVS) Extension Project, Correspondence with Attorney-General's Dept (18 Nov 2012)
  7. Trusted Identity, Notes to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (21 Dec 2011), at a Workshop on this paper (of 9 Dec 2011)
  8. Cyber Discussion Paper, Submission to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet / A/Gs Dept (14 Nov 2011)
  9. Queensland Driver's Licence, Letter to Queensland Premier (14 Sep 2010)
  10. Government Policy re Authentication Online, Letter to Minister Tanner (22 December 2009), and the vague Media Release in question (21 December 2009)
  11. PIA re Verification under the AML-CTF Act, to Clth A/G's Dept (August 2009)
  12. Media Report re a 'Common Registration Process', Letter to the Prime Minister and Treasurer (May 2008), and the vacuous reply from PM&C (May 2008)
  13. Identity checks for pre-paid mobile phones, to ACMA (April 2006)
  14. From Commonwealth Attorney-General, Ruddock, re Document Verification System (9 March 2005)
  15. Document Verification System, to Clth Attorney-General, Ruddock (February 2005)
  16. Document Verification System, to Australian Privacy Commissioner (February 2005)
  17. Public Key Infrastructure, Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner (July 2001 - APCC) (Word97 document, with revision-markings)

Identity – Other

  1. Submission re the South Australian Criminal Law Consolidation (Identity Theft) Amendment Bill 2003 (August 2003)
  2. Inquiry into the Management of Tax File Numbers, by the House of Representatives Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration (October 1999)

International Matters

  1. Investigation and Control of Australian Spy Agencies Essential, Public Statement (4 Dec 2013)
  2. ASD Disclosures of Personal Data to Foreign Countries, PI Complaint to Human Rights Commissioner (2 Dec 2013)
  3. ASD Disclosures of Personal Data to Foreign Countries, PI Complaint to Inspector-General of Intelligence & Security (2 Dec 2013)
  4. UN Draft Resolution re Privacy in the Digital Age, Letter to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, and the Attorney-General (17 Nov 2013), and the reply from Foreign Affairs (not the Minister) (16 Dec 2013)
  5. UN Draft Resolution re Privacy in the Digital Age, Letters to the 9 Human Rights, Privacy and Information Commissioners (17 Nov 2013), and the reply from the AHRC (28 Nov 2013)
  6. International Data Privacy Standards, Revised Policy Statement (17 Sep 2013)
  7. Internet Governance, Letter to IT for Change Coalition (28 Aug 2013)
  8. International Data Privacy Standards, Policy Statement (3 Aug 2013)
  9. International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance, Sign-on to International Instrument (31 Jul 2013)
  10. TRUSTe's Accountability Agent Application, Submission to APEC Joint Oversight Panel (8 May 2013)
  11. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), including the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), Submission to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (7 Sep 2011)
  12. Proposed Personal Data Protection Bill, Submission to Singapore Ministry of Information, Communications, and the Arts (MICA) (29 Apr 2012)
  13. The US President's Privacy White Paper, Submission to the US Administration (14 Apr 2012)
  14. Review of the Council of Europe Convention, Submission to Consultative Committee re the CoE Convention (28 Mar 2012)
  15. EU-Australia Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement, Further Comments (27 Sep 2011)
  16. EU-Australia Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement, Public Statement (19 Sep 2011)
  17. Review of the 1980 OECD Guidelines, Submission by the Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council (CSISAC) to the OECD (4 April 2011)
  18. Global Privacy Standards for a Global World, Signatory to International Declaration (14 October 2009), mirrored here
  19. Secret Provisions of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) Must be Made Public, Sign-on to an international movement (September 2008)
  20. Re the OECD Ministerial Meeting on The Future of the Internet Economy, Commentary, and Letter to the Minister for Broadband etc. (June 2008)
  21. Report on Discussions re the APEC Privacy Initiative (February 2008)
  22. Declaration of Civil Society Organizations on the Role of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, to the Commissioners, in Montréal (25 September 2007)
  23. Letter to Privacy Commissioner re SWIFT Complaint of Jul/Oct 2006 (February 2007)
  24. Breach of Privacy Act by Australian Financial Institutions (through SWIFT), to Privacy Commissioner (October 2006)
  25. SWIFT - disclosures of Australians' financial information without warrant to the USA, to Privacy Commissioner (July 2006)
  26. Extradition Law and Practice, to Attorney-General's Dept (April 2006)
  27. Signon to International Public Interest Movement Request to Google to Suspend Gmail (24 April 2004)
  28. Letter to the E.U. regarding misleading assurances by the Australian Government re the protection of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data, and detailed letter to the Attorney-General (5 April 2004)
  29. Recommendations for Improvements to APEC Privacy Principles [HTML](19 March 2004)

Internet – Generally (see also Telecommunications, for more general matters)

  1. Internet Governance, Letter to IT for Change Coalition (28 Aug 2013)
  2. Cloud Computing Industry Code, Submission to ACS (12 Aug 2013)
  3. Sexting by Minors, Submission to Senate Select Ctee on Cyber-Safety (24 Jul 2013)
  4. Sexting, Evidence to the Victorian Law Reform Committee, mirrored here (10 Dec 2012)
  5. PIAs for Digital Postal Services, Further Letters to Australia Post and Digital Post Australia (6 Nov 2012)
  6. Deployment of Cloud Computing, Follow-Up Letter to Australian National University (6 Nov 2012)
  7. Deployment of Cloud Computing, Submission to Australian National University (17 Sep 2012), and the ANU CIO's Response (25 Oct 2012)
  8. Sexting, Submission to Victorian Parliament Law Reform Committee (7 Jun 2012)
  9. PIAs for Digital Postal Services, Letters to Australia Post and Digital Post Australia (22 April 2012)
  10. Review of ACCAN, Submission to Dept of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (23 Oct 2011)
  11. Letter from Aust Info Commissioner (14 Dec 2011), and APF's reply
  12. Submission as amicus curiae in Roadshow v. iiNet, before the High Court, copy here (7 Oct 2011)
  13. Engagement by the Attorney-General's Department with Civil Society, Letter to the Attorney-General (1 Sep 2011), in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL, CLA, ISOC-AU and EFA
  14. The Collection of Third Party Data Through Networks such as Wifi, Policy Statement (31 May 2011)
  15. Online Privacy, Supplementary Submission to Senate Environment and Communications Committee (30 Nov 2010), plus the interim redacted version and the protestations of the accused and Transcript of Verbal Evidence (1 Dec 2010) and mirror, and coverage at The Australian also noted by ZDNet, and the Report (April 2011)
  16. WhoIs and RCI Policy Reviews, Submission to auDA, and Underlying Analysis (21 Oct 2010)
  17. Emergency Warnings to Mobile Phones, Submission to Attorney-General's Department (27 August 2010), AGD's Reply (15 Sep 2010) and APF's Response (30 Sep 2010)
  18. Online Privacy, Submission to Senate Committee on Environment, Communications and the Arts (13 August 2010)
  19. Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (5 July 2010)
  20. Terms of Reference of the Committee on Cyber-Safety, Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (29 Apr 2010)
  21. Cloud Computing, Policy Statement (11 November 2009)
  22. Digital Economy Future Directions, Submission to Dept of Broadband etc. (DBCDE) (February 2009)
  23. Harmonisation of Multi-centre Ethical Review (HOMER), Submission to NHMRC (February 2009)
  24. Info Sheet on Privacy Act / Spam Act Interaction, Submission to the Privacy Commissioner (August 2008)
  25. Re the OECD Ministerial Meeting on The Future of the Internet Economy, Commentary, and Letter to the Minister for Broadband etc. (June 2008)
  26. ISP-Level Content Filtering, Policy Statement (May 2008)
  27. Review of the Spam Act, to DCITA (February 2006)
  28. Aust Communications Authority: Regulatory Issues re VoIP (January 2005)
  29. Draft Spam Code, to IIA and ACA (November 2004)
  30. Handbook on Management of IT Evidence, to Standards Australia (May 2003)
  31. ENUM, to the ACA (2 November 2002)
  32. Submission to Australian Communications Authority consultation on a draft Internet Services Provider Guideline re Consumer Information (May 2002 - APCC)
  33. Submission to National Office of the Information Economy investigation into possible control of unsolicited emails (Spam) (May 2002 - APCC)
  34. Public Key Infrastructure, Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner (July 2001 - APCC) (Word97 document, with revision-markings)
  35. Submission to Internet Industry Association on the IIA draft Privacy Code of Practice (October 2001 - APCC)
  36. Submission to the auDA Model Competition Advisory Panel re privacy aspects of the whois database (March 2001)
  37. Senate Select Committee on Information Technologies re e-Privacy (July 2000 - APCC) (filename Senate e-Privacy Inquiry July 0)
  38. Comments on ACCC's Draft Determination re the Application By ADM. for Code Authorisation (June 1999 - APCC) (ADMA Code3.doc)
  39. Application By ADMA For ACCC Authorisation - Supplementary Submission (November 1998 - APCC) (ADMA Code2.doc)
  40. Application By Australian Direct Marketing Association For ACCC Authorisation of a Code of Conduct (October 1998 - APCC) (ADMA Code1.doc)
  41. Joint Committee On Public Accounts Inquiry Into Internet Commerce (November 1997 - APCC) (JCPA Inet Inquiry.doc)

Internet – Cybercrime (see also 'Counter-Terrorism')

  1. Cyber Discussion Paper, Submission to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet / A/Gs Dept (14 Nov 2011)
  2. Trusted Identity, Notes to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (21 Dec 2011), at a Workshop on this paper (of 9 Dec 2011)
  3. The Cybercrime Bill is Excessive and Unbalanced, Public Statement (4 Sep 2011)
  4. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Supplementary Submission to the Senate Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (5 Aug 2011)
  5. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Evidence to the Joint Select Committee (1 Aug 2011), mirrored here
  6. Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill, Submission to the Senate Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety (26 Jul 2011)
  7. Cyber Crime Inquiry, to HoR Standing Committee on Communications (5 August 2009)
  8. Cybercrime Bill 2001, Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee (July 2001 - APCC)

Internet – Google

  1. Engagement with NGOs, Letter to Google Australia (25 Jul 2013)
  2. Face-Blurring on YouTube, Letter to Google (20 July 2012), and the reply (24 Jul 2012)
  3. Google Terms and Policies, Letter to OAIC (29 Jan 2012)
  4. Google Terms and Policies, Letter to ACCC (29 Jan 2012)
  5. Policy Statement on Google Terms and Policies (29 Jan 2012)
  6. Engagement with Civil Society, Letter to Google (2 Dec 2011)
  7. Google+ and Engagement with Civil Society, Letter to Google (15 July 2011)
  8. Google+, Letter to Google (30 Jun 2011)
  9. Engagement Between Google and Privacy Advocates, Letter to Google (26 Jan 2011)
  10. Online Privacy, Supplementary Submission to Senate Environment and Communications Committee (30 Nov 2010), plus the protestations of the accused, incl. Google and Transcript of Verbal Evidence (1 Dec 2010) and mirror
  11. A Mechanism for Engagement between Google and APF, Letter to Google (2 Sep 2010)
  12. Consequences of Google´s Ongoing Failure to Engage with Civil Society, Letter to Google (27 August 2010)
  13. Urgent Request to Regulators to Demand Return of Google WiFi Data to Australia, letter to ACMA/AGD and OFPC (28 May 2010). The Attorney-General was subsequently reported to have "asked [the AFP] to investigate possible criminal breaches" (ABC News, 6 June 2010, and The Australian, 7 June 2010)
  14. Request to Suspend Deletion of WiFi Data, letter to Google Australia (27 May 2010), forwarded by Google Aust to Google Inc. late on 28 May 2010
  15. Collection and Use of WiFi-Related Information, Letter to Google Australia (13 May 2010), and Google Australia's reply (19 May 2010). Partly overtaken by Google HQ's Retraction and Apology (14 May 2010), mirrored here. Reported in The New York Times (16 May 2010)
  16. Google StreetView, Policy Statement (August 2008)
  17. Google StreetView, Policy Statement (April 2008)
  18. Signon to International Public Interest Movement Request to Google to Suspend Gmail (24 April 2004)
  19. Google GMail Service - Letter to Federal Privacy Commissioner (23 April 2004)

Law Enforcement (see also 'Counter-Terrorism' and Criminal Law)

  1. Engagement by the Attorney-General's Department with Civil Society, Letter to the Attorney-General (1 Sep 2011), in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL, CLA, ISOC-AU and EFA
  2. The 'Combating the Financing of People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill' 2011 , Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee (9 Mar 2011)
  3. Disclosure of Criminal Records, Letter to A.C.T. Chief Magistrate (9 August 2010)
  4. Disclosure of Personal Data by Victoria Police – submission to the Victorian Privacy Commissioner (8 December 2009), and the OVPC's Media Release (later on 8 December 2009)
  5. Disclosure of Personal Data by Victoria Police – submission to the Victorian Commissioner for Law Enforcement Data Security (8 December 2009), and the Commissioner's evasive 'reply' (14 December 2009)
  6. Disclosure of Personal Data by Victoria Police – submission to the Federal Privacy Commissioner (8 December 2009), and further submission (9 December 2009)
  7. Publication of CCTV Photos of Passers-By, to AFP and The Canberra Times (December 2007), and reply from the AFP (April 2008)
  8. Submission to a Senate Committee re Video-Link Evidence (October 2005)
  9. HREOC re Employment Discrimination based on Criminal Records (February 2005)
  10. Letter to Victorian Police re Strategies for Handling Organised Crime (December 2004)
  11. Transcript of Evidence to Qld Crime and Misconduct Commission re: Police Radio Communications Access (29 July 2004)
  12. Police Radio Communications Access, to Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission (June 2004)
  13. Report by representatives on the Austrac Privacy Consultative Committee to Privacy, Consumer and Civil Liberties Groups (August 2003)
  14. Letter to Standards Australia re Handbook on Management of IT Evidence (May 2003)
  15. Austrac's Social Policy Working Group Discussion Paper (October 1996 - APCC) (Atracsb2.doc)
  16. Austrac's Privacy Committee (October 1996 - APCC) (Atradsb1.doc)
  17. Austrac's Electronic Task Force and its Social Policy Working Group (October 1996 - APCC) (Austrac.doc)

Location and Tracking

  1. Smart Electricity Meters, Letter to ActewAGL (20 Jun 2011)
  2. The Collection of Third Party Data Through Networks such as Wifi, Policy Statement (31 May 2011)
  3. Location and Tracking of Individuals through their Mobile Devices, Policy Statement (13 May 2011)
  4. Use of IPND information to provide Location Dependent Carriage Services (LDCS), submission to DCITA (August 2007)
  5. Mobile Location, to the Australian Communications Authority (30 April 2004)

Marketing (for Spam, see Internet; see also Consumer Matters, Do Not Call Register and CND/CLI)

  1. Review of AMSRO Code, Submission to Association of Market and Research Survey Organisations (AMSRO) (31 Aug 2012)
  2. Do Not Knock Register Bill, Submission to Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs (27 Aug 2012)
  3. Unsolicited Direct Marketing, Summary of Complaint (8 May 2010)
  4. Access to Share Registers, to Clth Treasury (21 July 2009)
  5. Heart Foundation 2008 ‘Survey’, Letter to the National President, Bruce Carter (November 2008)
  6. Unsolicited Commercial Faxes or ‘Fax Spam’, to DCITA (30 August 2007)
  7. Market and Social Research Privacy Code, to AMSRO (October 2006)
  8. Proposed Telemarketing Standard, to ACMA (September 2006)
  9. Costs of Consumer Codes, to ACMA (February 2006)
  10. Application to the ACCC re the ADMA Code (December 2005)
  11. ACCC re ADMA Application for revised Direct Marketing Code of Practice (February 2004)
  12. Submission to the Australian Casino Association re its draft Privacy Code (May 2003)
  13. Submission to Consumer Policy Division of the Commonwealth dept of Treasury, on the review of the MCCA Model Code of Practice on Direct Marketing (October 2002)
  14. Submission to Victorian Privacy Commissioner's Inquiry on Building Permit information (March 2002 - APCC)
  15. Comments on ACCC's Draft Determination re the Application By ADM. for Code Authorisation (June 1999 - APCC) (ADMA Code3.doc)
  16. Application By ADMA For ACCC Authorisation - Supplementary Submission (November 1998 - APCC) (ADMA Code2.doc)
  17. Application By Australian Direct Marketing Association For ACCC Authorisation of a Code of Conduct (October 1998 - APCC) (ADMA Code1.doc)

Media

  1. Broadcast Media Regulation, Submission to ACMA (13 Jul 2013)
  2. Finkelstein Mostly Welcome, but Fails on Privacy Protection Aspects, Public Statement (7 Mar 2012)
  3. An Appropriate Public Regulatory Body for Media Privacy, Supplementary Submission to the Independent Media Inquiry (9 Jan 2012)
  4. Police Action in Relation to Fairfax, Letter to Victorian Electoral Commissioner (19 Dec 2011), and the reply (21 Dec 2011)
  5. Privacy Guidelines for Broadcasters, Letter to ACMA (16 Dec 2011), and ACMA's Reply (22 Dec 2011)
  6. An Appropriate Public Regulatory Body for Media Privacy, Submission to the Independent Media Inquiry (18 Nov 2011)
  7. A Statutory Cause of Action, Submission to PM&C / Attorney-General's Dept (4 Nov 2011)
  8. Privacy Guidelines for Broadcasters, Submission to ACMA (14 Oct 2011), and ACMA's Response (16 Dec 2011)
  9. Media Paranoia Distorting Facts on Privacy Tort, Opinion Piece in Crikey (1 Aug 2011), mirrored here
  10. A Privacy Right of Action, Policy Statement (21 Jul 2011)
  11. Privacy Aspects of the ABC Code, to Managing Director of the ABC (18 August 2009)
  12. Privacy and the Media, Policy Statement (March 2009)
  13. Letters to the Media Alliance and Australia's Right to Know Coalition (March 2009)
  14. Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission re the Review of Australian Privacy Law ­ Discussion Paper 72 (December 2007), at p. 68
  15. The State of Media Freedom, 2nd submission to ‘Australia’s Right to Know’ Coalition (October 2007)
  16. The State of Media Freedom, submission to ‘Australia’s Right to Know’ Coalition (August 2007)
  17. Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission's Review of Privacy ­ Answers to questions in ALRC Issues Paper 31 (January 2007), at pp. 14-15

National Identification Schemes (see also Health Care ­ ID Schemes, Identity and Passports)

  1. National Trusted Identity Framework, and AGD's DVS Extension Project, Submission to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (31 Oct 2012)
  2. National Trusted Identities Framework (NTIF) (10 Oct 2012), Notes re Consultation on PM&C's Discussion Paper (Sep 2012)
  3. The Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (15 Apr 2011)
  4. PIA re the Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (31 Mar 2011)
  5. The Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and the Department of Human Services, Public Statement (23 Mar 2011)
  6. PIA re the Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (22 Mar 2011)
  7. Healthcare Identifiers, to AHMAC, Clth Dept of Health & Ageing (13 August 2009)
  8. Unique Patient ID or Patient Health?, Letter to The Australian (March 2009)
  9. Media Report re a 'Common Registration Process', Letter to the Prime Minister and Treasurer (May 2008), and the vacuous reply from PM&C (May 2008)
  10. Re the Howard/Hockey Access Card Scheme, 2005-07 (see also the APF's Campaign Page):
    1. Card Scheme; and Access Card Documents, letter to Minister for Human Services (March 2008), and the Minister's response (May 2008)
    2. Access Card Bill, re 2nd Exposure Draft, submission to Dept of Human Services (August 2007)
    3. Access Card Briefing Document (August 2007)
    4. The Howard Government's Proposed National ID Scheme, slide-set for presentation to U3A (July 2007)
    5. 'What we do (and still don’t) know about the proposed 'Access Card': An Information Paper with questions for the Government, and answers for the public', Version 2, for the public (May 2007)
    6. Access Card: Registration, Submission to the Task Force (13 April 2007)
    7. The Access Card - A Way Forward, Letter to Incoming Minister Ellison (30 March 2007)
    8. Access Card: Emergency Medical Info (Discussion Paper #2), to Access Card Taskforce (March 2007)
    9. 'The Access Card ­ fallacies and facts' (Public Forum, Canberra, March 2007)
    10. Responses to Questions on Notice, Senate Committeere Human Services (Enhanced Service Delivery) Bill 2007 (March 2007)
    11. Speech to Senate C'tee re Human Services (Enhanced Service Delivery) Bill 2007 (March 2007)
    12. Submission to Senate C'tee re Human Services (Enhanced Service Delivery) Bill 2007 (February 2007))
    13. Letter to Minister Campbell re banks and 'Access Card' (February 2007)
    14. Letter to Office of Access Card (February 2007)
    15. Letter to new Human Services Minister Ian Campbell re the 'Access Card' (January 2007)
    16. Subm. to Dept of Human Services re Access Card Bill (January 2007)
    17. 'The Access Card – fallacies and facts', Speech at public forum (9 November 2006)
    18. Submission to national ID card ('Access Card') task force, with covering letter (July 2006)
    19. Why every Australian should oppose the 'Access Card' (July 2006)
    20. Spot the difference: national ID card proposals (June 2006)
  11. Open Letter to Coalition MPs re a National Id Scheme (28 July 2005)
  12. Submission re the Extension of the Tax File Number (1989)
  13. Submissions re the Privacy Bill 1988 (1988)
  14. Submissions and Petition re the Australia Card Bill (September 1987)

Passports (see also National Identification Schemes, and Identity)

  1. 6th Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (April 2005)
  2. 5th Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (31 May 2004)
  3. 4th Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (15 March 2004)
  4. Letter to DFAT re U.S. Fingerprinting of Australians (5 March 2004)
  5. 3rd Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (2 March 2004)
  6. 2nd Letter to DFAT re Passports Act Amendments (25 February 2004)
  7. DFAT re Proposed Revision of the Passports Act (February 2004)

Personal Property Securities

  1. Personal Property Securities - re PIA Report, to Clth A/G's (31 July 2009)
  2. Personal Property Securities - Missing PIA Hinders Debate, to Clth A/G's (11 July 2009), and PIA Report (15 July 2009), and the A/G's Response (4 August 2009)
  3. Personal Property Securities Bill 2008, Outstanding Concerns, to Clth A/G's (12 June 2009)
  4. Personal Property Securities Bill, Evidence to the Senate Legal & Constitutional C'tee (January 2009), mirrored here
  5. Personal Property Securities Bill 2008, Submission to Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (December 2008)
  6. Personal Property Securities Reform Regulations, Submission to the Attorney-General's Dept (October 2008)
  7. Personal Property Securities Bill 2008, Submission to the Attorney-General's Dept (August 2008)
  8. Personal Properties Securities - 1. Registration and Search, Submission to AGs (February 2007)

Prisons

  1. RFID-Tagging in the new ACT Prison, submission to ACT Corrective Services Minister (March 2008), and the Minister's response (April 2008)
  2. Biometrics of Visitors to Queensland Correctional Centres, Letter to Qld Minister for Police (March 2008)
  3. Biometrics of Visitors to Queensland Correctional Centres, to Qld Minister for Police (October 2007), and the Minister's Reply, p. 1 and p. 2 (November 2007)
  4. RFID-Tagging in the new ACT Prison, submission to ACT Corrective Services Minister (July 2007), and the Minister's response (August 2007)

Privacy Regulation – Generally (see also FOI)

  1. International Data Privacy Standards, Revised Policy Statement (17 Sep 2013)
  2. International Data Privacy Standards, Policy Statement (3 Aug 2013)
  3. Privacy Impact Assessments, Policy Statement (28 Apr 2013)
  4. Meta-Principles for Privacy Protection, Policy Statement (28 Apr 2013)
  5. OAIC Guide to Information Security, Submission to OAIC (7 Jan 2013)
  6. Information Security, Policy Statement (23 Dec 2012)
  7. An Appropriate Public Regulatory Body for Media Privacy, Submission to the Independent Media Inquiry (18 Nov 2011)
  8. A Statutory Cause of Action, Submission to PM&C / Attorney-General's Dept (4 Nov 2011)
  9. Media Paranoia Distorting Facts on Privacy Tort, Opinion Piece in Crikey (1 Aug 2011), mirrored here
  10. A Privacy Right of Action, Policy Statement (21 Jul 2011)
  11. Review of the 1980 OECD Guidelines, Submission by the Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council (CSISAC) to the OECD (4 April 2011)
  12. Characteristics of a Privacy Professionals' Association, Letter to iappANZ (15 May 2010)
  13. FOI and Information Commissioner Bills, Submission to the Senate Finance & Public Admin Committee (27 Jan 2010)
  14. Global Privacy Standards for a Global World, Signatory to International Declaration (14 October 2009), mirrored here
  15. Declaration of Civil Society Organizations on the Role of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, to the Commissioners, in Montréal (25 September 2007)

Privacy Regulation – Federal Parliament

  1. Privacy Amendment Bill, Submission to Senators (27 Nov 2012)
  2. Privacy Amendment Bill, Supplementary Submission to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (10 Aug 2012), and Evidence to the Committee (10 Aug 2012)
  3. Privacy Amendment Bill, Supplementary Submission to House Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs (6 Aug 2012)
  4. Privacy Amendment Bill, Submission to House Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs (3 Aug 2012)
  5. Privacy Amendment Bill, Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee (20 Jul 2012)
  6. Media Paranoia Distorting Facts on Privacy Tort, Opinion Piece in Crikey (1 Aug 2011), mirrored here
  7. A Privacy Right of Action, Policy Statement (21 Jul 2011)
  8. 'Anti-Privacy Bill' Should be Scrapped, Media Release (23 May 2012)
  9. Credit Reporting - Exposure Drafts of the Australian Privacy Amendment Legislation, Submission to Senate Committee on Finance and Public Administration (25 Mar 2011)
  10. Draft NSW Human Rights Bill, Submission to NSW Parliament (18 Jan 2011), and the revised Draft Bill of Rights (4 Feb 2011)
  11. Proposed Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), Submission to Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee (18 August 2010)
  12. Inquiry into Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010, submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional C'tee (July 2010)
  13. Role of the Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee, Submission to that Committee (6 Apr 2010)
  14. Fair Work Bill, Submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee (February 2009)
  15. Election Challenge ­ 2007 (July 2007)
  16. Privacy Legislation Amendment (Emergencies and Disasters) Bill 2006, to Senate Legal and Constitutional C'tee (September 2006)
  17. Privacy Act Review, Opening Statement to Senate Committee on the (18 May 2005)
  18. Review of the Privacy Act, to Senate Committee - Supplementary (March 2005)
  19. Review of the Privacy Act, Senate Committee (March 2005)

Privacy Regulation – Law Reform Agencies

  1. Reference on Serious Privacy Invasions, Submission to ALRC (15 Nov 2013)
  2. Review of Secrecy Laws, to ALRC (16 August 2009)
  3. Review of Australian Privacy Law - DP 72 - Pt J ­ Telecommunications, to the ALRC (January 2008 - 11 pp.)
  4. Review of Australian Privacy Law - DP 72 - Pt H ­ Health Services and Research, to the ALRC (January 2008 - 9 pp.)
  5. Review of Australian Privacy Law - Discussion Paper 72, to the ALRC (December 2007 - 100 pp.)
  6. Credit Reporting Provisions, ALRC Issues Paper No. 32 (March 2007)
  7. Government Agency Coercive Information-Gathering Powers, to the Administrative Review Council (March 2007)
  8. Privacy Review, to ALRC (February 2007)

Privacy Regulation – OAIC, PM&C, A/G's and Similar

  1. Draft APP Guidelines 12-13, Submission to OAIC (16 Dec 2013)
  2. Draft APP Guidelines 6-11, Submission to OAIC (29 Oct 2013)
  3. Draft APP Guidelines 1-5, Submission to OAIC (8 Oct 2013)
  4. Guidelines for Developing Codes, Submission to OAIC, plus APF's Annotations on the Guidelines (15 Apr 2013)
  5. Privacy Act Regulations – Credit Reporting and Detailed Document, Submission to Attorney-General's Dept (28 Sep 2012)
  6. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), including the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), Submission to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (7 Sep 2011)
  7. Privacy Guidelines for Broadcasters, Letter to ACMA (16 Dec 2011), and ACMA's Reply (22 Dec 2011)
  8. Openness Harmful to Privacy, Letter to Information Commissioner (20 Nov 2011), and the Commissioner's Reply (7 Dec 2011)
  9. TFN Guidelines Review, Submission to OAIC (31 Oct 2011)
  10. Guidelines re Biometrics, Letters to the Privacy Commissioners, in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL and CLA (19 Oct 2011):
    1. Vic, and Reply (28 Oct 2011)
    2. NSW, and Reply, Scanned and Text-Extractable (4 Nov 2011)
    3. Qld, and Reply, Scanned and Text-Extractable (17 Nov 2011)
    4. the Clth, and Reply (23 Dec 2011)
  11. Letter from Aust Info Commissioner (14 Dec 2011), and APF's reply
  12. Privacy Guidelines for Broadcasters, Submission to ACMA (14 Oct 2011), and ACMA's Response (16 Dec 2011)
  13. Engagement by the Attorney-General's Department with Civil Society, Letter to the Attorney-General (1 Sep 2011), in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL, CLA, ISOC-AU and EFA
  14. The Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and the Department of Human Services, Public Statement (23 Mar 2011)
  15. PIA re the Proposed Merger of Centrelink, Medicare and DHS, Letter to Dept of Human Services (22 Mar 2011)
  16. Submission to the new Australian Privacy Commissioner, in conjunction with Liberty Victoria, NSW CCL, QCCL and CLA (2 August 2010), the response from the Privacy Commissioner (1 September 2010), and the response from the Information Commissioner (1 September 2010)
  17. National Human Rights Consultation, to Clth A/G's (15 June 2009)
  18. Letter re Breaches of NPP 4.1,to OFPC, and the Privacy Commissioner's positive reply, (April 2009)
  19. Comments re Draft Information Sheets, to OFPC (April 2009)
  20. Performance Benchmarking of Australian Business Regulation, to Productivity Commission (September 2006)
  21. Privacy Legislation Amendment Bill 2006, to OFPC (August 2006)
  22. Costs of Consumer Codes, to ACMA (February 2006)
  23. Commentary on the OFPC's Privacy Act review report (6 June 2005)
  24. Privacy Impact Assessment Guidelines, to OFPC (February 2005)
  25. Review of the Private Sector Provisions of the Privacy Act 1988, to OFPC (December 2004)

Privacy Regulation – States & Territories

  1. Appointment of a Replacement Privacy Commissioner, Follow-Up Letter to the Attorney-General of Queensland (17 Jul 2012), and the empty reply (26 July 2012)
  2. Appointment of a Replacement Privacy Commissioner, Follow-Up Letter to the Attorney-General of Victoria (13 Jul 2012), and the empty reply (27 September 2012)
  3. Appointment of a Replacement Privacy Commissioner, Letter to the Victorian Attorney-General, and his immediate reply (13 Mar 2012)
  4. Infosheet on 'Biometrics and Privacy, Letter to the Victorian Privacy Commissioner (9 Mar 2012) plus annotations; and the Acting Commissioner's reply (27 Mar 2012)
  5. Possible new Privacy Act for the A.C.T., Submission to A.C.T. Attorney-General, jointly with CLA (30 August 2010)
  6. Comments re Draft Privacy and FOI Bills (Qld), to Queensland Premier (April 2009)
  7. Privacy Principles & Interstate Disclosure – GQ v NSW DET [2008] NSWADT 3191, Letters to NSW Privacy Commissioner & ors. (January 2009)
  8. Privacy Legislation in New South Wales, Submission to N.S.W. Law Reform Commission re Consultation Paper 3 (October 2008)
  9. N.S.W. Government Travel Smartcard, Letter to the N.S.W. Minister for Transport (September 2008)
  10. Election Challenge – A.C.T. (September 2008)
  11. Letter of Welcome, to the incoming NSW Privacy Commissioner, Judge Ken Taylor (January 2008)
  12. RFID-Tagging in the new ACT Prison, to ACT Corrective Services Minister (July 2007), and the Minister's response (August 2007)
  13. Letter to Parties re NSW Election regarding their Privacy Platform (March 2007)
  14. Letter to NSW Premier Iemma re appointment of a Privacy Commissioner (January 2007)
  15. Letter to Victorian Premier Bracks re appointment of a Privacy Commissioner (January 2007)
  16. Letter to the NSW Privacy Commissioner (December 2005)
  17. Letter to the Tasmanian Ombudsman (December 2005)
  18. Victorian Privacy Commissioner re Privacy Impact Assessment Guidelines (February 2005)
  19. To NSW Attorney-General's Dept re Review of NSW Privacy Act (17 May 2004)

Privacy Regulation – Data Breach Notification

  1. Data Breach Notification aka PA (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013, Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Ctee (20 Jun 2013)
  2. Data Breach Notification, Supplementary Policy Statement (4 May 2013)
  3. Data Breach Notification, Policy Statement (12 Apr 2013)
  4. Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill, Submission to Clth Attorney-General's Dept (Apr 2013)
  5. Data Breach Notification, Submission to Clth Attorney-General's Dept (2 Dec 2012)
  6. eHealth record system (PCEHR) Data Breach Notification, Submission to OAIC (29 Sep 2012)
  7. eHealth Care Data Breach, Policy Statement (28 August 2009)
  8. Data Breach Notification Guidelines, Submission to OFPC (June 2008)

Privacy Regulation – Advocacy Processes

  1. Banning of an APF Nominee on a Pretext, Letter to NEHTA's CEO (11 Nov 2011), and the CEO's Reply (14 Nov 2011) and another (23 Nov 2011)
  2. Engagement with Civil Society, Letter to Google (2 Dec 2011)
  3. Google+ and Engagement with Civil Society, Letter to Google (15 July 2011)
  4. Google+, Letter to Google (30 Jun 2011)
  5. Engagement Between Google and Privacy Advocates, Letter to Google (26 Jan 2011)
  6. Financial Support for NGO Consultation Processes, Letter to Minister for Privacy and FOI (24 Jan 2011)
  7. Consultation Process re PCEHR, Submission to CEO of NEHTA (8 Nov 2010), and the CEO's reply (12 Nov 2010)
  8. A Mechanism for Engagement between Google and APF, Letter to Google (2 Sep 2010)
  9. Consequences of Google´s Ongoing Failure to Engage with Civil Society, Letter to Google (27 August 2010)
  10. Australia Post Redirection Fees for NGOs, Letters to Senators (3 Feb 2010), and Reply from Senator Abetz (10 Mar 2010)
  11. Consumer Advocacy Research, to Clth Treasury (31 July 2009)
  12. Review of Consumer-related Industry Code Processes, to the Dept of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy (May 2009)
  13. Funding of National Consumer Representation, Letters to Federal Ministers and certain MPs supporting CFA proposal (January 2009)

Telecommunications – Do Not Call Register

  1. Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2009, Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communication & the Arts (27 Jan 2010)
  2. Review of the Do Not Call Register, to Dept of Broadband etc. (DBCDE) (21 October 2009)
  3. Enforcement of the Do Not Call Register, Policy Statement (October 2008)
  4. Draft Telecommunications (Do Not Call Register) (Telemarketing and Research Calls) Industry Standard Variation 2007: Proposed ‘Sunday call’ variation, Submission to ACMA (May 2007)
  5. Further Dilution of the Do Not Call Register, Submission to ACMA (13 April 2007)
  6. Do Not Call Register Bill 2006, to a Senate Committee (June 2006)
  7. Submission re a Do-Not-Call Register, to DoCITA (November 2005)

Telecommunications – CND/CLI

  1. Calling Number Display, with CTN, to Communications Alliance (September 2006)
  2. Disclosure of CLI to 190 Service Providers, to ACMA (October 2005)
  3. Submission to Australian Communications Industry Forum on draft revised Calling Number Display Code of Practice (DR C522) (November 2002)

Telecommunications – IPND

  1. Silent Numbers, Submission to Senate Committee on Environment and Communications (28 Mar 2013)
  2. The Integrated Public Number Database (IPND), Submission to Dept of Broadband, etc. (23 Dec 2011)
  3. Review of the Telecommunications (Emergency Call Services) Determination, to ACMA (27 September 2009)
  4. Use of IPND information to provide Location Dependent Carriage Services (LDCS), submission to DCITA (August 2007)
  5. IPND Scheme and Legislative Instruments, to ACMA and DCITA (March 2007)
  6. Telecommunications Amendment (Integrated Public Number Database) Bill 2006, to Senators (November 2006)
  7. ACMA re Integrated Public Number Database (IPND) (31 July 2005)

Telecommunications – Interception & Access

  1. Investigation and Control of Australian Spy Agencies Essential, Public Statement (4 Dec 2013)
  2. ASD Disclosures of Personal Data to Foreign Countries, PI Complaint to Human Rights Commissioner (2 Dec 2013)
  3. ASD Disclosures of Personal Data to Foreign Countries, PI Complaint to Inspector-General of Intelligence & Security (2 Dec 2013)
  4. Telecommunications Amendment (Get a Warrant) Bill, Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Ctee (5 Aug 2013)
  5. International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance, Sign-on to International Instrument (31 Jul 2013)
  6. Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010, Submission to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (28 Oct 2010), Supplementary Submission (9 Nov 2010), Verbal Evidence and Hansard (11 Nov 2010), and Answer to Question with Notice (14 Nov 2010)
  7. Urgent Request to Regulators to Demand Return of WiFi Data to Australia, letter to ACMA/AGD and OFPC (28 May 2010). The Attorney-General was subsequently reported to have "asked [the AFP] to investigate possible criminal breaches" (ABC News, 6 June 2010, and The Australian, 7 June 2010)
  8. Request to Suspend Deletion of WiFi Data, letter to Google Australia (27 May 2010), forwarded by Google Aust to Google Inc. late on 28 May 2010
  9. Collection and Use of WiFi-Related Information, Letter to Google Australia (13 May 2010), and Google Australia's reply (19 May 2010). Partly overtaken by Google HQ's Retraction and Apology (14 May 2010), mirrored here. Reported in The New York Times (16 May 2010)
  10. Stakeholder Consultation on the Operation of the Australian Telecommunications Interception Framework, Letter to Communications Access Co-ordinator, Attorney-General's Department (6 May 2010)
  11. Computer Network Protection Amendments to the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act, to Clth A/G's Dept (14 August 2009)
  12. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008, Supplementary Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional C'tee (April 2009)
  13. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008, Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional C'tee (April 2009)
  14. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008, Supplementary Submission to Senate C'tee (April 2008)
  15. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2008, Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affaits C'tee (April 2008)
  16. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2007, submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (July 2007)
  17. Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Bill 2007 Exposure Draft , to Cth AGs Dept (February 2007)
  18. Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment Bill 2006, to Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee (March 2006)
  19. Review of Access to Communications under Telecomms (Interception) Act (May 2005)
  20. Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee re Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment (Stored Communications) Bill 2004 (June 2004)
  21. Attorney-General re Telecommunications Interception Bill (1 June 2004)
  22. Position on Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment Bill 2004 (February 2004)
  23. Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee Inquiry into Telecommunications Interception Legislation Amendment Bill 2002 (April 2002 - APCC)
  24. Telecommunications Interception, March 1999 (TI Reviews.doc)

Telecommunications – Other (see also Internet)

  1. Prepaid Mobile Identity-Checking, Submission to ACMA (15 Jun 2013)
  2. Review of ACCAN, Submission to Dept of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (23 Oct 2011)
  3. The Collection of Third Party Data Through Networks such as Wifi, Policy Statement (31 May 2011)
  4. Location and Tracking of Individuals through their Mobile Devices, Policy Statement (13 May 2011)
  5. Telecommunications Industry and the Credit Reporting Code, Support for Joint Submission to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (3 Mar 2011)
  6. Emergency Warnings to Mobile Phones, Submission to Attorney-General's Department (27 August 2010), AGD's Reply (15 Sep 2010) and APF's Response (30 Sep 2010)
  7. Campaigning for consumers in communications, Submission to Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) (10 October 2009)
  8. Re Mobile Premium Services (MPS) Code and Guideline, joint NGO Letters to ACMA, ACCC, and The Minister (March 2009)
  9. Info Sheet on Part 13 of the Telecommunications Act, Submission to the Privacy Commissioner (August 2008)
  10. Re Communications Alliance's lack of attention to privacy, APF Letter (9 June 2008), CA's Reply (19 June 2008), and APF's Further Letter (30 June 2008)
  11. Restricted Access Systems Declarations (re MA15+, R18+ content), submission to ACMA (November 2007)
  12. Charging for unlisted numbers (Silent lines), to OFPC, TIO, ACMA and ACCC (April 2006)
  13. Identity checks for pre-paid mobile phones, to ACMA (April 2006)
  14. Submission to ACIF re the Code for the Handling of Life Threatening and Unwelcome Calls (November 2005)
  15. Senate Telecommunications Regulation Inquiry (14 July 2005)
  16. Aust Communications Authority: Regulatory Issues re VoIP (January 2005)
  17. ACIF re Unfair Consumer Contracts (November 2004)
  18. To Australian Communications Authority re Customer Information (18 May2004)
  19. Mobile Location, to the Australian Communications Authority (30 April 2004)
  20. Submission to the A.C.A. re ENUM (2 November 2002)
  21. Submission to Australian Communications Industry Forum on Draft Industry Guideline on Consultation with Consumer Representatives (May 2002 - APCC)
  22. Senate Committee Inquiry re Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) (January 1999 - APCC) (Senate Telco Inquiry.doc)
  23. Senate Select Committee on Information Technology Inquiry into Self-Regulation (Senate IT Inquiry.doc) (August 1998)
  24. Submission to the AUSTEL Inquiry into Telecommunications Privacy (27 February 1992)

Trans-Border / Trans-Jurisdictional

  1. The APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules system, Submission to APEC Data Privacy Subgroup (24 Jun 2013)
  2. EU-Australia Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement, Further Comments (27 Sep 2011)
  3. EU-Australia Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement, Public Statement (19 Sep 2011)
  4. Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, Accession to the Wellington Declaration (12 April 2010)
  5. Cross Border Data Transfers, Submission to Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (30 November 2009)
  6. Privacy Principles & Interstate Disclosure – GQ v NSW DET [2008] NSWADT 3191, Letters to NSW Privacy Commissioner & ors. (January 2009)
  7. Letter to Privacy Commissioner re SWIFT Complaint of Jul/Oct 2006 (February 2007)
  8. Breach of Privacy Act by Australian Financial Institutions (through SWIFT), to Privacy Commissioner (October 2006)
  9. SWIFT - disclosures of Australians' financial information without warrant to the USA, to Privacy Commissioner (July 2006)

Transport – ANPR

  1. Point to Point Cameras, Submission to ACT Greens, plus Notes on Mass Surveillance and copy of CCTV Policy Statement (22 Aug 2011)
  2. Point to Point Cameras, Reply from ACT Minister for Transport to ours of 17 July (22 Aug 2011)
  3. Point to Point Cameras, Submission to ACT Shadow Minister for Transport (22 Aug 2011)
  4. Point-to-Point Cameras, Submission to ACT Minister for Transport (17 July 2011)
  5. Point-to-Point Cameras (ANPR), Submission to ACT Minister for Transport (21 October 2010), and the Minister's reply (11 Nov 2010)
  6. Crimtrac's Scoping Study Report of November 2008?, approved by the board in March 2009 – yet the document remains UNSEEN as at 31 Jan 2011
  7. Crimtrac's PIA Report of November 2008? – Crimtrac reneged on a commitment to publish the document. It remains UNSEEN as at 31 Jan 2011
  8. Report by the Queensland Parliamentary Travelsafe Committee, September 2008, and clarification letter of 12 September 2008
  9. Crimtrac's PIA Consultant's Meeting Notes of 12 June and 13 June (June 2008)
  10. Crimtrac Consultation documents (June 2008):
    1. Covering Letter, Background Paper, Attachment 1, Attachment 2
  11. Verbal Evidence to Queensland Parltry Travelsafe C'tee, pp. 10-16 (March 2008)
  12. Automated Number Plate Recognition, Policy Statement (March 2008)
  13. Submission to the Queensland Parliamentary Travelsafe Committee (January 2008)
  14. Letter to N.S.W. Police (January 2005)
  15. Letter to Australian Privacy Commissioner (January 2005)

Transport – Anonymity on Public Transport

  1. The Opel Card, and Anonymous Use of Public Transport, Letter to NSW Transport Minister (29 Sep 2013), and the reply from the Minister (20 Nov 2013)
  2. NSW Transport Opal Card, Letter to NSW Minister for Transport (29 Nov 2012)
  3. Electronic Transport Ticketing System, Letter to NSW Minister of Transport (2 Mar 2011), and the Department's Reply (25 Mar 2011)
  4. Anonymous Use of the Adelaide Public Transport System, Letter to the S.A. Transport Minister (October 2008)
  5. Anonymous Use of Public Roads and Public Transport, Letter to Privacy and Human Rights Commissioners (September 2008), and a holding reply from NSWPC (October 2008)
  6. 'E-tags are another example of surveillance by stealth' (SMH Ope-Ed Piece by Chair Anna Johnston, 25 August 2005)

Transport – Anonymity on the Road

  1. Pay Parking Anonymity, Letter to ACT Treasurer (24 Sep 2013), and the fairly positive reply from the Minister (14 Oct 2013)
  2. Anonymous Travel on the M5, Submission to NSW Minister for Transport (10 Mar 2013)
  3. Anonymity on Toll-Roads, Letters to the Operators of the Sydney Eastern Distributor and M2 (15 Dec 2011), and Transurban's reply (3 Jan 2012)
  4. Jurisdictional Arrangements re Road Tolling, Follow-Up Letter to Australian Privacy Commissioner (3 Nov 2010), and the long-delayed reply (18 Feb 2011
  5. Partly-Successful Complaint to Roam Tolling and PC'er re Sydney M7 Ring-Road (2010).
    This was denied by Roam, but the cash payment was accepted:
    1. Complaint Letter to Roam (2 Nov 2010)
    2. Reply from Roam(9 Nov 2010)
  6. Partly-Successful Complaint to RTA re Sydney Harbour Bridge (2009-10):
    1. Complaint Letter to RTA (22 Oct 2009)
    2. Reply from RTA (22 Feb 2010), including acceptance of the cash payment
  7. Policy Statement on Road Tolls (Sep 2008)
  8. Anonymous Use of Public Roads and Public Transport, Letter to Privacy and Human Rights Commissioners (September 2008), and a holding reply from NSWPC (October 2008)
  9. Partly-Successful 2nd Complaint to Roam Tolling re Sydney M7 Ring-Road (2008):
    1. Complaint Letter to Roam re second payment ( 24 Apr 2008)
    2. Reply from Roam (16 May 2008), including acceptance of the cash payment:
      "I have applied the monies received against the outstanding Toll amount"
  10. Complaint to Roam Tolling and PC'er re Sydney M7 Ring-Road (2007-08).
    This was strenuously avoided by both Roam and the Privacy Commissioner:
    1. Complaint Letter to Roam (12 Oct 2007)
    2. Reply from Roam (7 Nov 2007), including a contrivance to avoid accepting cash
    3. Further Complaint Letter to Roam (30 Nov 2007)
    4. Reply from Roam (11 Dec 2007)
    5. Complaint Letter to Privacy Commissioner (9 Jan 2008) – 5MB!
    6. Follow-up to PC'er after 3 months of silence (24 Apr 2008)
    7. Reply from Privacy Commissioner (15 May 2008), trying to avoid the complaint, and (erroneously? intentionally??) marked 'In Confidence'
    8. Further letter to PC'er (31 May 2008)
    9. Reply from Privacy Commissioner (16 Jun 2008), resulting in the position that the company appears to be subject to absolutely no privacy law at all
  11. Letter to N.S.W. Liberal Party re Toll Booths (February 2003)
  12. Federal Office of Road Safety re Intelligent Transport Systems (January 1997 - APCC) (Forsub1.doc)

Transport – Driver's Licences (See Identity - ID Cards)

Visual Surveillance (see also Body Scanners, 'Counter-Terrorism', Data Surveillance, Identity, Internet, Telecommunications and Transport – ANPR)

  1. Review of CCTV Schemes, Submission to NSW Premier and Attorney-General (5 May 2013), and the Premier's dismissive reply (30 May 2013)
  2. Review of the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 (NSW), Submission to NSW Attorney-General's Dept (31 Jan 2011)
  3. Draft CCTV Code of Practice, Submission to Penrith Council (7 Sep 2010)
  4. Fixed Speed Cameras, Submission to Queensland Parliamentary Economic Development Committee (14 Apr 2010)
  5. Visual Surveillance including CCTV, Updated Policy Statement (6 Jan 2010)
  6. Visual Surveillance including CCTV, Policy Statement (14 October 2009)
  7. Google StreetView, Policy Statement (August 2008)
  8. Google StreetView, Policy Statement (April 2008)
  9. Publication of CCTV Photos of Passers-By, to AFP and The Canberra Times (December 2007), and reply from the AFP (April 2008)
  10. Analysis of NSW Workplace Surveillance Bill (May 2005)
  11. Vic. Law Reform Commission re Workplace Privacy Options Paper (November 2004)
  12. N.S.W. Attorney-General re Workplace Surveillance Bill (August 2004)
  13. Mobile Location, to the Australian Communications Authority (30 April 2004)
  14. Submission re the Victorian Law Reform Commission's Issues Paper: "Workplace Privacy" (January 2003)

Workplace

  1. Substance Abuse Testing and the Workplace, Policy Statement (31 Mar 2012)
  2. Substance Abuse Testing in the Workplace, Letter to AMEC (7 Feb 2012)
  3. Biometrics in the Workplace, Policy Statement (15 Oct 2011)
  4. Review of the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 (NSW), Submission to NSW Attorney-General's Dept (31 Jan 2011)
  5. The Privacy Policies of Australian Universities, Submission to Universities Australia (14 Apr 2010), a holding reply (29 July 2010), and the eventual, empty reply (27 Oct 2010)
  6. Fair Work Bill, Submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee (February 2009)
  7. Workplace Email, Policy Statement (April 2008)
  8. Workplace Privacy, submission to Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (July 2007)
  9. Analysis of NSW Workplace Surveillance Bill (May 2005)
  10. HREOC re Employment Discrimination based on Criminal Records (February 2005)
  11. Vic. Law Reform Commission re Workplace Privacy Options Paper (November 2004)
  12. N.S.W. Attorney-General re Workplace Surveillance Bill (August 2004)
  13. Clth Attorney-General re Employee Records (16 April 2004)
  14. Submission re the Victorian Law Reform Commission's Issues Paper: "Workplace Privacy" (January 2003)

Other Arenas

  1. Suppression of Case Details (a BOTPA?), Letter to Deputy Chief of Army (1 Aug 2013), and his reply (7 Aug 2013)
  2. Emergency Warnings to Mobile Phones, Submission to Attorney-General's Department (27 August 2010), AGD's Reply (15 Sep 2010) and APF's Response (30 Sep 2010)
  3. Characteristics of a Privacy Professionals' Association, Letter to iappANZ (15 May 2010)
  4. Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, Accession to the Wellington Declaration (12 April 2010)
  5. Access to Share Registers, to Clth Treasury (21 July 2009)
  6. Disclosure of Sensitive Personal Data to a Gambling Company, to Productivity Commission (April 2009), and the empty reply (May 2009)
  7. Confidentiality Of Taxpayer Information / Tax Secrecy, to Clth Treasury (April 2009)
  8. Standard Business Reporting (SBR) Project, Submission to the Commonwealth Treasury (November 2008)
  9. Tenancy Database Regulations, submission to Cth AGs re Draft Privacy (Private Sector) Amendment Regs (June 2007)
  10. Submission to NSW Ombudsman re 'Lockdown powers' Issues Paper, Dec 2006 (February 2007)
  11. NSW Education Bill – an unjustified threat to privacy: letters to Minister and Shadow Minister (14 November 2006)
  12. Privacy Legislation Amendment (Emergencies and Disasters) Bill 2006, to Senate Legal and Constitutional C'tee (September 2006)
  13. Taxation Security and Disclosure Provisions, to Dept of Treasury (September 2006)
  14. Access to Court Records, to N.S.W. A/G's (July 2006)
  15. Extradition Law and Practice, to Attorney-General's Dept (April 2006)
  16. Ethical Conduct in Human Research, to NH&MRC (March 2006)
  17. Submission re Review of the Queensland Club Industry Privacy Code (October 2005)

Election Challenges

  1. Election Challenge – 2013, Summary of Results (18 Aug 2013)
  2. Election Challenge, Invitation to Parties contesting the Federal Election in Sep 2013 (11 Apr 2013), and the response from
    The Greens (10 Jul 2013)
  3. Commonwealth Election – 2010, Consumer Advocacy (August 2010)
  4. A.C.T. Election – 2008 (September 2008)
  5. Commonwealth Election – 2007 (July 2007)
  6. NSW Election – 2007 (March 2007)
  7. Commonwealth Election – 2004 (August 2004), and Summary of Responses, including the ALP, Democrats and Liberals (October 2004)

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