The standard position Unless an exception applies, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) very clearly states that patients are generally entitled to access their personal health information. Chapter four of the OAIC’s Guide to health privacy states: ‘Patients have a right to access information you hold about them, unless an…

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Almost any Australia visa you apply for, you must be of good character as required by the Migration Act. This would apply to both temporary and permanent visas. Character under the Australian migration laws refers mostly to your criminal convictions and general behaviour rather than how nice you…

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