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Friday, August 29, 2008

Australian Privacy Awards

The winners in the various categories of Australia's Privacy awards announced on Wednesday included Justice Michael Kirby of the High Court, who took the Australian Privacy Medal. Justice Kirby's chaired the OECD Working Party that developed the privacy principles in 1980 that became the basis for rules regarding handling personal information in many developed countries, and was the President of the Australian Law Reform Commission when its report provided the framework for the Australian Privacy Act of 1988.

Medicare Australia won the Grand Award. And you can relax about personal information when next in the dentist's chair- the Australian Dental Association won the Community and NGO award.

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