Tasmanians as young as 16 are having details from their driver licences uploaded to a database to combat identity fraud.
Identifying features, including facial characteristics data, are being collected for government agencies' use.
The State Growth Department, which is responsible for the provision of driver licences in Tasmania, has confirmed that learner and provisional licences are being included in the process.
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The department began uploading the data to a "segregated system" earlier this year, which is being updated as licence transactions occur.
In 2017, the Council of Australian Governments struck an intergovernmental agreement to share and match identity information as a means of combating identity crime.
It's prompted alarm from civil liberties advocates, who say the data could be subject to the whims of hackers.
The federal Identity-matching Services Bill has not passed through the Parliament but Tasmania and Victoria have begun uploading the relevant information to systems of their own.
A state government spokesperson said notices regarding the Face Matching Service were now part of all licence application forms and renewal notices.
"While the main use of the system is preventing or detecting identify fraud and will be used by document-issuing agencies ... to verify a person's identity, for the investigation of serious crime, law enforcement agencies will have the ability to search for an identity based on a facial image," the spokesperson said.
"Strict controls are in place for access to, and the use of this service."
Civil Liberties Australia Tasmanian director Richard Griggs said young people being included in the facial recognition system "only amplifies the concerns".
"Historically ... when these things get implemented, they're put in for one reason, but then get used for different purposes [later]," he said.
Any cross-jurisdictional sharing of Tasmanian driver licence data will only occur with the state government's consent, a Home Affairs Department spokesperson said.