How are AI regulatory developments in the EU and US influencing AI policy-making in Australia?

  • Approaches being taken to regulate AI in key overseas jurisdictions such as Europe and the US are influencing AI policy-making in Australia.
  • The EU’s Ethics Guidelines are designed to foster discussion on an ethical framework for AI at a global level, and are likely to be an influential reference document for policy and lawmakers around the world.
  • The Ethics Guidelines are focused on creating a concept of ‘Trustworthy AI’.

The EU’s recently released ‘Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence’, and the introduction of the ‘Algorithmic Accountability Act’ as a bill in the US highlight the importance that governments around the world are placing on AI and its expected impact on society and the global economy.

As similar legal and policy developments start to emerge in Australia — the recent release of Data61’s Ethics Framework being one example — we consider whether the approaches being taken to regulate AI in key overseas jurisdictions like Europe and the US are influencing AI policy-making in Australia.

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