Submission to: Department of Communications We support proposals 1, 2 and 3 of the paper for reform of the telecommunications industry. This needs to include comprehensive, mandatory and enforceable rules with improved effectiveness. We call on the Government to acknowledge that telecommunications are an essential service in the rules.
Submission to: Attorney-General’s Department Joint consumer group submission (led by Financial Rights Legal Centre) into the Privacy Act. The submission’s recommendations include a right to privacy, overhaul of notification and consent processes, higher privacy standards, a right to erasure, a statutory tort for breaches of privacy and specific protections for children.