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  • 28
    Aug
    2012

    VGSO lawyers gives evidence to Senate Committee on privacy

    The Senate Standing Committee on Constitutional & Legal Affairs is inquiring into the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012, which will amend the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) to implement the Australian Government's first stage response to the Australian Law Reform Commission report For Your Information: Australian Privacy Law and Practice.VGSO Principal Solicitor Katie Miller, in her capacity as a LIV councillor and member, gave evidence on behalf of the LIV to the Committee's inquiry on 10 August 2012.  Katie's evidence followed the LIV earlier making a submission in response to an exposure draft of the bill; Katie was a principal contributor to the LIV's submission.  Katie has previously provided evidence to the Senate Environment and Communications Reference Committee in relation to online privacy.
  • 22
    Aug
    2012

    VGSO August Newsletter

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: Coronial inquests
  • 27
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter - Natural Resources and the Native Title Defence

    Please click here to access the latest VGSO's client newsletter: Natural Resources and the Native Title DefenceFor further information or legal advice on any issues raised, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the disclaimer section of the newsletter.
  • 12
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter: The Freedom of Information Commissioner - How will the change affect you?

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: The Freedom of Information Commissioner - How will the change affect you?  For further information or legal advice on any issues raised, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the case note.    The FOI Podcast can also be found here.
  • 11
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO July Newsletter

    Please click here to access the VGSO July newsletter on the recent High Court constitutional case Williams v Commonwealth [2012] HCA 23 - a landmark decision for Commonwealth-State financial relations with far-reaching consequences.
  • 14
    Jun
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter: Government Leasing Transactions: The Personal Property Securities Act 2009

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: Government Leasing Transactions: The Personal Property Securities Act 2009. For further information or legal advice on any issues raised in the client newsletter, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the newsletter.
  • 08
    Jun
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter - Carbon Tax: Impact on Government Contacts

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter:  Carbon Tax: Impact on Government Contracts. For further information or legal advice on any issues raised in this case note, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the case note.
  • 05
    Jun
    2012

    Case Note: Noone v Operation Smile (Australia): Freedom of Expression and Consumer Protection.

     Please click here to access VGSO's latest case note:  Noone v Operation Smile (Australia): Freedom of Expression and Consumer Protection. For further information or legal advice on any issues raised in this case note, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the case note. Kind regards Marketing
  • 01
    Jun
    2012

    The Brief - June Podcast

    Attached is our latest podcast about the newly created role of the Freedom of Information Commissioner and, in particular, her or his function in reviewing FOI decisions made by agencies.Click here to access the podcast.
  • 22
    May
    2012

    VGSO April Seminar - Audio Recording & Slides

    Click here to access slides or here to access the audio recording from our Seminar 'ICT Projects in government - Challenges for procurement and contract management'

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