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Airlines to collect ‘mandatory manifest information’ to assist COVID-19 contact tracing – ABC News

While many Australians provide their phone number and email address when booking domestic flights, not everybody does, but now the Government wants airlines to …

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced airlines will be required to collect more detailed passenger information in order to help contact tracing efforts should a case of COVID-19 be confirmed on a domestic flight.
“From 1 October, part of the mandatory manifest information will be name, email address, a mobile contact number, and a state of residence,” he said following a National Cabinet meeting on Friday.
The PM said the “mandatory data collection” was designed to assist efforts to co…

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