'You can't ever get privacy back': ACT delays uploading driver licences to national biometric database until laws pass parliament

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
October 10 2020 - 5:00pm
ACT drivers' licences won't be uploaded to a federal database yet. Picture: Shutterstock

The ACT government will delay uploading drivers' licences to the federal government's planned biometric database until federal legislation passes in a move that has been applauded by privacy advocates.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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