ABLI-FPF Convergence Series – Status of Consent for Processing Personal Data (Australia report)

Asian Business Law Institute and Future of Privacy Forum

June 2022

This report provides a detailed overview of relevant laws and regulations in Australia on

  • notice and consent requirements for processing personal data;
  • alternative legal bases for processing personal data which permit processing of personal data without consent if the data controller undertakes a risk impact assessment (e.g., legitimate interests); and
  • statutory bases for processing personal data without consent and exceptions or derogations from consent requirements in laws and regulations.
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Dr. Clarisse Girot

Honorary Senior Fellow, Asian Business Law Institute

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