Bushfire royal commission: Facial recognition used to verify survivors' identities

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
Updated June 4 2020 - 9:39pm, first published 5:00am
The opt-in facial recognition trial was rolled out across multiple states during the bushfire crisis. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Services Australia used facial recognition software during the 2019-20 bushfires to help verify the identities of survivors applying for government aid.

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Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter

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