COVIDSafe app: department grilled on privacy, effectiveness in remote communities

Sally Whyte
Adrian Rollins
By Sally Whyte, and Adrian Rollins
Updated May 7 2020 - 5:16am, first published May 6 2020 - 3:00pm
Digital Transformation Agency chief executive Randall Brugeaud, acting Health secretary Caroline Edwards and Attorney-General's Department deputy secretary Sarah Chidgey answer questions from Nationals senator Perrin Davey via video conference. Picture: Jamila Toderas

State and territory health officials are yet to start accessing data collected by the COVIDsafe contact tracing app, which has been downloaded by almost a third of all smart phone users.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

Adrian Rollins

Adrian Rollins

Journalist

Adrian Rollins is a public service reporter for the Canberra Times

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