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Issues Paper on serious invasions of privacy released: Statement from Timothy Pilgrim, Australian Privacy Commissioner

23 September 2011

"The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) welcomes the Government's issues paper [dead link: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/privacy/causeofaction/] on a statutory cause of action for a serious invasion of privacy.

Once we have considered the detail of the issues paper, the OAIC will make a submission outlining its views. This is an important issue for the community to consider and the OAIC would encourage all interested parties to contribute to the debate."