Progress report

My Health Record system

12 October 2018

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Dear Mr President

On 15 August 2018, the Senate referred the My Health Record system to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee (committee) for inquiry and report by 8 October 2018. On 19 September 2018, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 12 October 2018.

Submissions were sought by 14 September 2018. The Committee has received 116 submissions and held three public hearings in Canberra on 11, 17 and 20 September 2018..

The Committee intends to seek an extension to the reporting date to 17 October 2018 to enable it to conclude its deliberations.


Yours sincerely,

Senator Rachel Siewert
Committee Chair

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515