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  •   Home > News > Politics

    An Australian state's on the verge of bringing in digital drivers licences

    An Australian state's on the verge of bringing in digital drivers licences


    Queenslanders will soon be able to ditch their physical id cards for a mobile app.

    The scheme was trialled over seven months - But tech commentator Paul Brislen says authorities must be mindful of privacy and security.

    He says these days it's not just a license to drive a car - it's used for age verification, ID purposes online and even for banking transactions.

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