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Why we collect your information
We need to collect information about you so we can process and manage your claim and payments and provide services to you. If you don’t provide this information, we may not be able to do any of the following:
- process your claim
- determine your eligibility for a payment
- provide other services to you.
Who we may share your information with
We only share your information with other parties where you’ve agreed, or where the law allows or requires it. If you choose to use your digital identity, we’ll also collect information from and disclose information about you to your identity provider, such as your state or territory driver licence authority. This allows us to verify your identity electronically.
If you choose not to allow us to collect this information, you may need to provide identification documents in person at one of our service centres. We’ll also use information you’ve previously given Services Australia to assess this claim and to administer this emergency payment.
We may share your information with Australian and state government departments and organisations, including as part of the emergency response and recovery effort for this disaster.
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