Push for ASIO to be given better access to patient records

Security services should be given enhanced access to patients' medical records and personal Medicare and PBS data, the inquiry into Sydney's Martin Place siege has recommended.

The inquiry report, released on Sunday, found there was no indication from the medical records of Lindt Chocolate Café attacker Man Haron Monis (pictured) that he posed a risk of violence,

However it went on to conclude that current health privacy legislation "has the potential to inhibit the flow of important information in future cases" and should be

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