Audio

My Health record: the government wants to access your data until 30 years after you die

13 Jul 2018
Description

Unless you opt-out by mid-October, the federal government will create an online record of your health details that it can access for the rest of your life and beyond - even if you ask for it to be deleted.

The Commonwealth has budgeted more than $370 million to make digital health records for all Australians by the end of the year.

But privacy advocates are warning people to opt out of the database and IT specialists say it's impossible to completely safeguard the information.

Publication Details
Language: 
License Type: 
All Rights Reserved
Published year only: 
2018
33
Share
Share
Subject Areas
Geographic Coverage
Advertisement
Advertisement