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15 08, 2018

Does your business have a Notifiable Data Breach strategy in place?

August 2018 | Scott Freidman On 22 February 2018, significant amendments to the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 came into effect establishing the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in Australia. Prior to these amendments, there was no legal requirement for entities (private or otherwise) to notify individuals whose personal information had been breached. The statutory changes are a positive step towards the protection of personal information. But what do they mean for business owners? What are the changes?            The amendments

24 07, 2018

Why Should I Make a Will?

July 2018 | Jonathan Harris & Charlene Hunt Preparing a Will won’t stop someone making a claim against your Estate, but it is a clear record of who you wanted to give your assets to. If you die without a Will, you are said to have died ‘intestate’. In NSW, if you die intestate, your Estate will be distributed as follows: (a) a spouse with no children → your spouse will inherit the whole estate. (b) a spouse with children