Coronavirus: COVIDSafe app privacy breaches could draw jail time under new amendment

Adrian Rollins
Updated May 5 2020 - 2:18pm, first published 1:30pm
Attorney-General Christian Porter. Picture: Elesa Kurtz
Attorney-General Christian Porter. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

People caught making unauthorised use of the COVIDSafe app data, including transferring or storing it offshore, could face up to five years imprisonment under privacy safeguards contained in draft legislation.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area
Adrian Rollins

Adrian Rollins

Journalist

Adrian Rollins is economics correspondent for the Canberra Times

Get the latest Launceston news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.