Norway's digital health record system stands in stark contrast to ours: it is welcomed by the majority of the population.
As part-time work skyrockets, so too does underemployment. But what can we do about this, and what effect is it having on our mental health?
Some basic data on overseas-born Australians shows they're healthier, older and better educated than locally-born Australians.
The government now admits access to health records should require a warrant. So why not for the rest of the metadata it retains?
There are eight things the Turnbull government could do right now to fix the My Health Record debacle.
A report obtained by Crikey via freedom of information indicates that the government agencies in charge of My Health Record could have easily anticipated public concerns.
Parliament's own library has demolished Greg Hunt's misleading claims about whether My Health Record data will be handed over to police, warning that existing protections of medical records have been significantly reduced.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has distanced itself from the government's My Health Record roll-out, as the agency responsible for the scheme deals with accusations of defamation.
The amount of information governments can obtain about us without a warrant is growing dramatically. But it's not too late to prevent a major assault on our privacy.