Encryption Laws

The Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018 was introduced in the House of Representatives on 20 September 2018 and was referred to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) for review.

The Committee is currently accepting submissions to this review. Submissions should be provided no later than 12pm, Friday, 12 October 2018.

Please contact Kishwar if you would like to contribute to an AIIA submission.

Australian Digital Council inaugural meeting

The inaugural meeting of the Australian Digital Council took place in Sydney on the 14th of September 2018. The meeting was chaired by the Commonwealth Minister for Human Services and Digital Transformation, the Hon Michael Keenan MP.

Further details of the meeting can be found from this link.

Research and Development Tax Incentive Scheme

AIIA members will be meeting with Adam Bandt, MP and Hon, Kim Carr, MP on the 2nd of October in Melbourne to discuss the proposed legislative changes to the Research and Development Tax Incentive Scheme.

If you are likely to be affected by these proposed changes and would like to attend the meetings, please contact Kishwar before COB 27th September 2018.