Recommendation 1

3.5       The committee recommends that item 3 of Schedule 2 of the Bill be amended to provide, under the proposed new section 43A(3) of the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986, that a member of staff of the AHRC made available to the Australian Privacy Commissioner is subject to the directions of the Commissioner 'in compliance with the Commissioner's statutory functions'.

Recommendation 2

3.8       The committee recommends that the government as soon as possible respond to the Hawke Review, and conduct a consultation process as recommended in the Hawke Review.

Recommendation 3

3.10    The committee recommends that, subject to Recommendations 1 and 2, the Bill be passed.

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