Many people have asked me whether or not Commonwealth data via the Australian Immunisation Register is able to be accessed by the States and Territories for the purposes of creating vaccine passports or engaging in vaccine discrimination. The answer I’ve received from Health Minister Greg Hunt (which I’ve checked verbally) is that personal data from the register is not made available to States and Territories at present but aggregate data is. In other words, they can’t see your personal info but can see how many people in a local government area are vaccinated or not.
Note I said personal data is not made available to States and Territories “at present”. That may change. If you don’t want your data passed on to State Government you need to download and complete Services Australia Form IM017 ‘Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) – ceasing correspondence and release of information form’ at