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LIVESTREAM Big Data for the Public Good

1 July 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Presented in collaboration with Downer Group, this live webinar will explore the use and misuse of data in the public domain with a particular focus on what data privacy means in the 21st Century and how this impacts upon people in this digital age.


Radi Kovacevic - Chief Information Officer, Australian Department of Home Affairs

Dr Simon Longstaff - Executive Director, The Ethics Centre

Professor Monica Whitty - Director of Cyber Security Research, UNSW Canberra

Matthew Wilson - Executive Director, Downer Defence Systems


John Lawrance - Senior Manager, Downer Defence Systems

This is your opportunity to ask questions of our panel of experts and weigh in on the issues impacting upon your privacy and security.

Register online to receive the link to the livestream.

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Dr Simon Longstaff AO FCPA

Simon Longstaff began his working life on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory of Australia. He is proud of his kinship ties to the Anindilyakwa people. After a period studying law in Sydney and teaching in Tasmania, he pursued postgraduate studies as a Member of Magdalene College, Cambridge. In 1991, Simon commenced his work as the first Executive Director of The Ethics Centre. In 2013, he was made an officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished service to the community through the promotion of ethical standards in governance and business, to improving corporate responsibility, and to philosophy.’ Simon is an Honorary Professor at the Australian National University, a Fellow of CPA Australia, the Royal Society of NSW and the Australian Risk Policy Institute. He serves on a number of Boards and Committees and as Independent Integrity Adviser to the Australian Taxation Office.