Senate debates

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Questions without Notice: Additional Answers

Telecommunications Data Retention

3:01 pm

Photo of George BrandisGeorge Brandis (Queensland, Liberal Party, Attorney-General) Share this | | Hansard source

I rise to correct an answer I gave to Senator Ludlam. Senator Ludlam, you asked what the government's intentions were in relation to legislation for a mandatory data breach notification scheme. As I recall, my answer was that the government intends to legislate for such a scheme this year. I should have said that the government intends to introduce legislation before the end of this year.