In February 2014, The Newspaper Works responded to an initiative to investigate invasion of privacy by the South Australian Law Reform Institute. The industry body observed a similar initiative was under way by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). It said that such work, regardless of validity, was most effective on a national platform as this would prevent publishers having to abide by multiple laws and codes on a state by state basis. As it did in response to the ALRC, The Newspaper Works stated that there was insufficient evidence to warrant any action.
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