statutory privacy tort
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “”Personal Information” And Group Data Under The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)” – Mark J Taylor; “Consumer Privacy And Consent: Reform In The Light Of Contract And Consumer Protection Law” – Damian Clifford and Jeannie Paterson; “Liability Of Platforms Under Australian Privacy Law” – David Lindsay; “Another Push For An Australian Privacy Tort: Context, Evaluation And Prospects” – Normann Witzleb; “The Confidentiality Of Journalists’ Sources In Police Investigations: Privacy, Privilege And The Freedom Of Political Communication” – Rebecca Ananian-Welsh and Joseph Orange; and “Privacy Class Actions” – Michael Rivette. This Part also includes Current Issues.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following material: “Uncovering the roots of Australia’s misuse of market power provision: Is it time to reconsider?” – Katharine Kemp; “Corporate whistleblowing: Public lessons for private disclosure” – Sulette Lombard and Vivienne Brand; ““Flogging a dead horse”: Artificial insemination, breeding standards and antitrust” – Shirley Quo; “Should the practical benefit principle extend to contract formation?” – Mark Giancaspro; Consumer Dealings: “Inquiry into Micro-economic reform in Western Australia” – Chris Field and Tracey Atkins; Privacy: “A seed on barren ground? the ALRC’s recommendation for a statutory privacy tort” – Normann Witzleb; and book reviews of “The Construction and Performance of Commercial Contracts” by S A Christensen and W D Duncan and “The Law of Affıdavits” by John Levingston (both reviewed by Peter Lithgow).