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39    Notice

The Chair of the Finance and Public Administration References Committee (Senator McAllister) gave a notice of motion as follows: To move on the next day of sitting—That the following matter be referred to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee for inquiry and report by 14 November 2018:

The My Health Record system, with particular reference to:

               (a)       the expected benefits of the My Health Record system;

               (b)       the decision to shift from opt-in to opt-out;

                (c)       privacy and security, including concerns regarding:

                                     (i)       the vulnerability of the system to unauthorised access,

                                    (ii)       the arrangements for third party access by law enforcement, government agencies, researchers and commercial interests, and

                                  (iii)       any potential expansion of the third party access arrangements to include any other party, including health or life insurers;

               (d)       the Government’s administration of the My Health Record system roll-out, including:

                                     (i)       the adequacy of the public information campaign, and

                                    (ii)       the prevalence of ‘informed consent’ amongst users;

                (e)       measures that are necessary to remedy deficiencies in the My Health Record system; and

                (f)       any other matters.