My Health Record Incites Privacy Fever

My Health Record Incites Privacy Fever

Since the government began uploading all Australian health records into the My Health Record (MHR) database several weeks ago, there has been a great deal of debate about the security of our intimate medical information.
Late News
  • Singapore Summit Promises Hope For The Future

    20:10' 14-06-2018

    Singapore Summit Promises Hope For The Future

    In a historic meeting in Singapore on 12 June, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed a “comprehensive” document, aimed at smoothing North Koreas international relations and the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

  • Student Kidnap Scam Is An Old Trick

    16:36' 29-05-2018

    Student Kidnap Scam Is An Old Trick

    Last month, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) issued a warning about an international scam targeting Chinese students in Australia.

  • The Best Selling Brands In China

    12:36' 16-05-2018

    The Best Selling Brands In China

    Most of the manufactured goods we buy these days come from China, repeating the successful business strategies of Japan and Korea.

  • Mothers Deserve Our Honour And Respect

    18:04' 03-05-2018

    Mothers Deserve Our Honour And Respect

    The modern Mothers Day tradition was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrews Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. The church now holds the International Mothers Day Shrine. It became an official US holiday in 1914, but Jarvis later criticised the holiday as too commercial and tried to have it removed from the calendar.

  • Give Mum A Treat On her Special Day

    18:24' 19-04-2018

    Give Mum A Treat On her Special Day

    Sunday 13 May is the day to celebrate and appreciate the work of mothers.

  • Alarm Over Proposed Visa Category Reduction

    20:38' 04-04-2018

    Alarm Over Proposed Visa Category Reduction

    The Federal Government is considering a plan to reduce the current 99 visa categories to 10, attracting warnings from migration agents.

  • ANZAC: Lest We Forget

    20:42' 03-04-2018

    ANZAC: Lest We Forget

    Anzac Day, held on 25 April each year, is probably the most important public holiday for Australians. It is also celebrated in New Zealand.

  • The Buddhist New Year Is Drawing Near

    09:11' 20-03-2018

    The Buddhist New Year Is Drawing Near

    Next month the southeast Asian countries of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia celebrate their New Year.

  • Proud To Belong To Our Many Cultures

    18:30' 05-03-2018

    Proud To Belong To Our Many Cultures

    The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) is excited to announce Cultural Diversity Week 2018, a program of events from 17-25 March reflecting this years theme, “Proud to belong”.

  • Celebrating Thai Culture and Food

    19:26' 20-02-2018

    Celebrating Thai Culture and Food

    Songkran, the Thai New Year festival will be celebrated as always on 13 April, but a month ahead of Songkran the Melbourne Thai community will celebrate another major annual event.

  • Where To Go For Lunar New Year

    23:12' 08-02-2018

    Where To Go For Lunar New Year

    This weekend we see the Year of the Fire Rooster come to an end, and the Year of the Earth Dog begins.

  • Year of the Earth Dog

    01:08' 24-01-2018

    Year of the Earth Dog

    On Thursday 15 February, the year of the Fire Rooster ends. The next day begins the year of the Earth Dog, which will end on February 4, 2019. The Year of the Dog is the eleventh year of the Asian 12-year cycle. The last Dog year was 2006 and the next will be 2030.

  • Looking Back Over Last Year

    19:22' 11-01-2018

    Looking Back Over Last Year

    Australia had its third warmest year on record.

  • Christmas Traditions In Other Countries

    18:56' 07-12-2017

    Christmas Traditions In Other Countries

    Christmas in Australia falls in summer, so it is often celebrated by an outdoor barbecue, maybe at the beach or in a park. However, every country has its own special feature to add to the traditional Christmas practice.

  • Ten Year Ban Avoided For Visa Mistakes

    19:06' 06-12-2017

    Ten Year Ban Avoided For Visa Mistakes

    Amendments to Migration Legislation Regulations, introduced last month by the Federal Government, could have produced major problems for migrants applying for an Australian visa.

  • Working Migrants Still Cheated On Wages

    15:12' 22-11-2017

    Working Migrants Still Cheated On Wages

    Two years ago, a report by the ABC news program Four Corners led to enquiries by the Fair Work Ombudsman into illegal work practices by businesses employing workers on tourist visas.

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