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14 November 2018

Following the Senate vote today to extend the opt-out period, the Minister for Health has announced that the opt-out period will be extended until 31 January 2019. The opt-out website and the Help line will be available until 31 January 2019. 

People can also choose to register for a My Health Record or cancel at any time.

For people who do not opt out, their My Health Record will be created after 31 January.