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. However, the Committee may accept submissions received after this date. If you would like to make a late submission to the inquiry please email the Committee Secretariat at email@example.com.
The Committee intends to report by mid-May 2018.