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This project aims to make searchable from one location all of the databases specialising in data protection, privacy and surveillance law available on any of the Legal Information Institutes (LIIs) that collaborate with AustLII in relation to WorldLII. The databases currently made searchable are listed above. For more details, see Greenleaf, G; Chung, P and Mowbray, A "Supporting and influencing data privacy practice: the free access International Privacy Law Library" (2015) 31(2) Computer Law & Security Review 221-233

Professor Graham Greenleaf, AustLII co-founder and Senior Researcher, is General Editor of the Library. A/Prof Philip Chung, AustLII Executive Director, supervises technical development. They are assisted by an Advisory Committee (to be appointed).

Suggestions for additional databases, or additional database content, may be sent to . WorldLII offers to all data protection authorities to include their decisions/case notes in the Library.


The Library is being expanded in 2019 under a $42,224 grant under the 2019 UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme (RIS). Previous support (since 2008) has included funding from:

WorldLII thanks all those organisations that provide it with data and other assistance.