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Privacy – The Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme Commences Today

Posted in Compliance, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, Privacy, Protection

Amendments to the Privacy Act introducing the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme commences today, 22 February 2018. The NDB scheme will apply to all organisations currently required to take steps to secure personal information, including but not limited to businesses and not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover of $3 million, health service providers, TFN recipients… Continue Reading

Bill d’Apice recognised in the Chambers & Partners 2018 edition

Posted in Compliance, Fundraising, General, Governance, Liability & Risk, Privacy, Procurement, Protection, Tax Exemptions & DGR Status, Trade Marks

Bill d’Apice, Chairman and Partner, has been recognised in Chambers and Partners’ Asia Pacific 2018 edition as a Band 1 lawyer in the area of Charities. This is a well-deserved acknowledgement and recognition of Bill’s dedication to the Charity sector over many decades. From the Chambers Asia-Pacific guide:  “Bill d’Apice of Makinson & d’Apice in Sydney “has… Continue Reading

Legal Questions for Every Charity & Not-For-Profit Organisation | Issue 3: Privacy

Posted in Governance, Liability & Risk, Privacy

In our third issue of “Legal Questions for Every Charity and Not-For-Profit Organisation” we deal with the topic of Privacy. The update forms part of our series of short summaries of legal issues that we have noticed during the course of advising our clients are common and important to charities and not-for-profit (NFP) organisations. PRIVACY  Do you know whether your organisation is required to… Continue Reading