My Health Record is an online summary of your key health information. More than 1 in 5 Australians already have one. Over time, My Health Record will bring together health information such as medical conditions, medicines, allergies and test results in one place.
On Thursday 15 Nov. the Australian Senate passed the My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018. If this legislation is passed by the House of Representatives on the week commencing Monday 26th November with no changes it will become law.
A summary of the legislative changes passed by the Australian Senate is available on the Australian Digital Health Agency, find out more here website.
If you would like to learn more about My Health Record and its benefits, or about how to inform the government that you don’t want a My Health Record, visit myhealthrecord.gov.au