Additionally, in relation to patients:
Additionally, in relation to job applicants and staff:
Additionally, in relation to other healthcare providers:
Some of the third parties described above may be located in New Zealand and other countries. We are required to comply with strict privacy requirements where we disclose personal information to recipients outside Australia.
We are subject to many laws in providing our services, and sometimes we may collect, use and disclose personal information as required or authorised by or under those laws.
This may include the Privacy Act itself, as well as the Health Insurance Act, the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Instrument, the My Health Records Act, the Healthcare Identifiers Act and the National Health Act. In relation to staff, those laws may include the Fair Work Act, Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act, the Income Tax Assessment Act and other tax laws, Corporations Act, occupational health and safety acts and workers compensation acts. We may also need to respond to subpoenas and comply with mandatory reporting obligations to State or Federal authorities (e.g. where we suspect a patient is at risk of serious harm).