Mark Butler says Optus hack victims could get new Medicare numbers

Gerard Cockburn
Nadine Morton
Updated September 28 2022 - 6:09pm, first published 12:00pm

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says Optus should foot the bill for customers needing changes to their personal identification documents, such as passports, after the massive security breach.

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Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at

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