Second Reading Speeches

Identity-matching Services Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Pursuant to the objectives of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Identity Matching Services (IGA), agreed by COAG on 5 October 2017, the bill provides for the exchange of identity information between the Commonwealth, state and territory governments by enabling the Department of Home Affairs to collect, use and disclose identification information in order to operate the technical systems that will facilitate the identity-matching services envisaged by the IGA.