Privacy and access
My Health Record is a safe and secure system, and you are in control of it. You can manage your important information, control who has access to it, and see what has been accessed.
Visibility of all access
Access your record's history to know if and when a healthcare provider organisation has accessed your My Health Record.
You always have control
You can restrict access to your record, restrict access to a document or remove a document. You can also change restricted access, so healthcare providers only see what you want them to see.
Access for people you trust
You can give family members, friends, carers or other people you trust access to your record. You can also manage what they can see and do.
Managing someone else's record
An authorised representative is a person who is responsible for managing someone's record if they are not able to make decisions for themselves.
Protecting your information
There are people, processes, technologies and legislation keeping the My Health Record system safe and secure.
This policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information to operate and manage the My Health Record system.
Online learning module
We have an online learning module to help you understand more about privacy and access settings in My Health Record.
Access or view your information using an app
View and update profile details
Check notification settings
Getting proof of your vaccinations from My Health Record
Digital health eLearning resources
Latest newsSee more
28 September 2023
Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new Board ChairView Australian Digital Health Agency appoints new Board Chair
1 August 2023
More compliant software products needed to help create better-connected and continuous care for older AustraliansView More compliant software products needed to help create better-connected and continuous care for older Australians
11 July 2023