Privacy safeguards paramount in shift towards digital IDs, vows Taylor

Original article by Andrew Tillett
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 8 : 17-Oct-17

The federal government is in the process of setting up a system whereby people can apply for a "digital identity" in order to access government services online. Assistant Digital Transformation Minister Angus Taylor will on 17 October release details of how people can apply for a digital ID under its "GovPass" program. He will stress that privacy safeguards have been built into the program, and that getting a digital ID is purely voluntary.

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AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND SCIENCE, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES. CENTRELINK, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES. MEDICARE AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA. DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OFFICE, AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE

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