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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.

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Publication Year:
2018