‘The paper proposes each use of AI by government should be accompanied by a cost-benefit analysis and public consultation before it is brought in.’ 

Every person is entitled to know how an algorithm has made a decision involving them, says Australia’s human rights commissioner. In a paper released for discussion, the commissioner says a human should be identified and accountable for every algorithmically-driven system.

People should know where to turn with problems or questions.

The discussion paper makes 29 recommendations. It says the government should set an example for how AI systems are best deployed.


People should be held accountable for AI and algorithm errors, rights commissioner says
THE GUARDIAN | December 16, 2019 | by Josh Taylor