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Australian Legislation deploying GPS Tracking Systems

Each State and Territory throughout Australia differs in privacy and workplace legislation.

The employer, vehicle owner or operator of a GPS tracking system is responsible to adhere to relevant State and Federal legislation based on the employment, driver’s residency or vehicle operating location.

We encourage employers and vehicle owners to familiarise themselves to relevant State and Federal legislation and seek legal advice, if required.

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by New South Wales State & Federal legislation.

Surveillance Devices Act 2007 No 64 - NSW Legislation

VICTORIA

The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by Victoria State & Federal legislation.

Surveillance Devices Act 1999 (legislation.vic.gov.au)

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by South Australian State & Federal legislation.

Surveillance Devices Act 2016 | South Australian Legislation

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by Australian Capital Territory & Federal legislation.

Workplace Privacy Act 2011 | HTML view

NORTHERN TERRITORY

The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by Northern Territory & Federal legislation.

SURVEILLANCE DEVICES ACT 2007 (NO 19 OF 2007) (austlii.edu.au)

QUEENSLAND

No current legislation written. The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by Queensland State & Federal legislation.

TASMANIA

No current legislation written. The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by Tasmania State & Federal legislation.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

The employer and vehicle owner have the responsibility to abide by Western Australia State & Federal legislation.

SURVEILLANCE DEVICES ACT 1998 (austlii.edu.au)