Blockchain to improve Australian government efficiency by centralising databases

Government departments the country over manage thousands of databases. A lot of it is our private information. Governments do not have an enviable track record at keeping information private, let alone up to date. Yes, governments are trying new ways to innovate. However, stories of breaches and errors are increasingly making the news here and abroad
To tackle the problem of widely dispersed, incomplete databases, the Australian government is rolling out Govpass. Over the next year, as many as eight high-volume government services will pilot the digital identity system. It will involve more than 500,000 Australians. Once fully rolled out, it will be safer and easier than ever before for Australians to prove who they are when dealing with the government.

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