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Reference received: 2 July 1996
Report 98: Surveillance: an interim report [PDF, 1Mb], February 2001
Tabled in parliament: 6 December 2001
NSW Law Reform Commission Media Release - New Laws to Target Surveillance (10 December 2001)
Judicial citation: R v Lieski  ACTSC 97 at para 14
Report 108, Surveillance: final report [PDF, 506Kb], May 2005
Tabled in parliament: 20 June 2007
Note: See Surveillance Devices Act 2007 (NSW) which implements national model legislation developed by a joint working group of the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General and the Australasian Police Ministers' Council on National Investigation Powers.
Issues Paper 12: Surveillance, May 1997
To inquire into and report on the following matters:
In undertaking this review the Commission should have regard to:
In making this reference the Attorney draws the Commission's attention to the Government's proposals for the introduction of privacy and data protection legislation and to the current review of the issue of the regulation of workplace visual surveillance being conducted by the Department of Industrial Relations.