Contact Tracing

Woolworths is trialling a new digital contact tracing system and is sharing real-time data to show when its stores are busiest, as the supermarket giant steps up its health and safety efforts.  The news comes as new research revealed that many businesses are failing government contact tracing directives. According to a

Australia debuted its own contact tracing app, COVIDSafe, on the weekend in the hopes the technology will help ease lockdown restrictions. Two million people downloaded the app in less than 48 hours as the government called on citizens to play their part in slowing the spread of the pandemic. Despite

Australia’s contact tracing app will be critical to tracking and minimising the spread of coronavirus, according to the federal government, which has positioned the technology as a way to speed up the easing of lockdown measures. But some privacy experts are concerned about the proportionality and design of the tool

Australia looks set to follow Singapore in introducing a “contact tracing” app to track coronavirus victims and the people they come in contact with, in the hope the app could eventually help ease lockdown measures. The federal government wants to introduce the app within a fortnight, with details to be