Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security: Review of the Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2018

Kathrine Galloway, Monique Mann, Jake Goldenfien

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Abstract

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has commenced a review of the Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2018.

The Identity-matching Services Bill 2018 will authorise the Department of Home Affairs to collect, use and disclose identification information in order to operate the systems that will support a set of new biometric face-matching services.

The Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2018 will authorise the Minister for Foreign Affairs to disclose personal information for the purpose of participating in a service to share or match information relating to the identity of a person.

Submissions were due 21 March 2018.

The Committee intends to report by mid-May 2018.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018

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