Catherine King

Health minister Greg Hunt has rejected the recommendation from a senate inquiry into My Health Record to extend the scheme’s opt-out period by another 12 months. The inquiry also called for sweeping changes to the ehealth scheme as Australians have just weeks remaining to opt out. An extension beyond the

From today Australians have 31 days to opt out of the controversial ehealth scheme, My Health Record (MHR). As the deadline approaches the chorus of criticism for MHR has not subsided and the Senate committee investigating the scheme has been granted another extension. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

The government has changed its controversial digital health record initiative, My Health Record, following widespread backlash over the system’s privacy and security. The changes have been criticised by the opposition for not going far enough. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter People will now have the option to have