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Biometric Update regularly writes news about Australia. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to Australia. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


BixeLab takes award for biometrics services to international market

BixeLab has been recognized for its engagement with the international biometrics market and community by an Australian Capital Territory government…


Researchers pitch model law for facial recognition to Australian government

Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney have published a model law to regulate facial recognition technologies in the country….


Tascent’s multimodal biometrics contracted for Palau border, Australian prisons

The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (BCBP) of the western Pacific Ocean Republic of Palau has reached a deal…


Australia readies for modified, more expensive two-step Idemia biometric airport SmartGates

Australia’s plan for biometric passenger identification for arrivals at its international airports is back on track with a revived deal…


Australian state contracts Unisys to deploy iris and face biometrics in prisons for $12.8M

The New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia has entered a $12.8 million contract with American IT firm Unisys to…


Payment system platform gains support of Australia’s major banks for national digital ID

Eftpos’ ConnectID has received support from Australia’s ‘big four’ banks: ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac. The news comes from Australian…


Canada’s DIACC has lessons for trusted digital identity in Australia

User choice and data minimization are both expected to play critical roles in establishing the public trust both Canada and…


Australian hospitality venues argue facial recognition deployments will help protect public

Representatives of New South Wales pubs and clubs say they want further deployments of facial recognition technologies to tackle problem…


Digital ID and other gov’t services part of massive reform in Australia

If the international digital ID movement ultimately accomplishes nothing else, it will be judged a success for making government services…


Daltrey B Corp certification reflects digital identity mission focus, accountability measures

Sydney-based Daltrey has been certified as a B Corp in recognition of its mission to allow people to prove who…

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