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Australians will have to opt-out of donating organs under proposal

Australians will automatically have their organs harvested after they ‘die’ in a drastic new proposal being considered to decrease trending black market sales of organs.

The policy, which is being discussed by MPs, would assume all Australians are organ ‘donors’ unless they have filled out official documents to opt-out.

But do Australians really know how the organ donation industry operates?

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Revealed: Big Pharma can access My Health Record

Pharmaceutical companies will be allowed to apply to access data from the controversial My Health Record system, a Senate committee hearing has been told by the Department of Health.

Australians have until January 31st to opt-out of the program before over 17 million digital identities are automatically created for medical access.

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