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Notifiable Data Breaches scheme under the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 inserted Part IIIC into the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 to establish the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme (NDB scheme). The NDB scheme came into force on the 22nd of February 2018 and requires entities captured by the scheme to notify the Office ofthe Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and affected individuals of any eligible data breaches.

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