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Australians accepting of biometric identification despite privacy concerns

More than 80 percent of Australians are “extremely concerned” about privacy threats associated with biometric technology for identity verification, but…

 

Australia wants communication and engagement strategy for digital identity program

Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency is still accepting applications for a Digital Identity Communication and Engagement Strategy for its Digital Identity…

 

Australia introduces digital driver’s license copy solution to confirm identity

The Government of New South Wales has reported a whopping 1 million, and counting, digital driver’s license downloads, which will…

 

Thales uses Gemalto tech to deliver digital license solution in Australia

Thales has partnered with Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads and local Queensland SMEs, Code Heroes and Aliva, to…

 

Facial recognition use planned by police and border security as NIST report sparks concern

Australia’s Home Affairs Department says it needs to increase its use of facial biometrics with data from allied nations and…

 

Confusion reigns as Australia upgrade of biometric airport gates delayed again

The planned biometric smartgate system for airports in Australia has been delayed by at least another two years, the Department…

 

Australian Commission calls for partial facial biometrics moratorium as APAC countries seek balance

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition in law enforcement and…

 

Australia, Canada look to digital identity solutions to get rid of physical ID cards

Mastercard has rolled out a new digital identity pilot in Australia this week that can identify a person in both…

 

New biometric checks launch at Singapore and Australia airports

A trial of contactless biometric immigration checks without the use of a passport is being trialed at Changi Airport Terminal…

 

Public left confused over Australia’s airport biometric smartgate upgrade

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has cast a dark cloud of confusion over its airport border control smartgate upgrade, after…

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