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Telstra Health awarded $10M information system rollout in WA

Leon Spencer | Feb. 3, 2017
The telco's health system will be deployed across Western Australia

However, the plan subsequently received criticism, with Labor's shadow health minister, Catherine King, launching an attack in September last year on the government over its decision to award to Telstra the contract, in addition to the concerns about the deal from the Australian Medical Association.

"Labor accepts that this information is necessary for the operation of the register, but we do not accept that Telstra - frankly with a questionable record of privacy breaches - should have Australians' most private and sensitive health data," King said at the time.

 

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