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Service of legal documents

Requests for My Health Records Information

Requests for data will be individually assessed and any disclosure will be limited to the minimum necessary to satisfy the request.

Please be aware that the Agency (as the System Operator for the purposes of the My Health Records Act 2012 (Cth) (the Act)), cannot be required to disclose health information (as defined in subsections 6(1) and 6FA of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)) included in a healthcare recipient’s My Health Record to a court or tribunal, except in the limited circumstances set out in subsections 69(1) and (2) of the Act.

Please be aware of these limitations before seeking your order or serving your subpoena on the Agency.

Subpoenas or other court orders or applications

The Agency can be issued with a subpoena, warrant, notice to give or produce, summons or court order. Relevant officials can request information using the methods below.

How to Request Documents from the Agency

To request the Agency to produce documents, for service of applications, processes and other court orders, should be addressed to:

The Proper Officer
Australian Digital Health Agency
GPO Box 9942
Canberra ACT 2601

We encourage you to also send a copy of the subpoena or court order by email to: [email protected]