PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART II - INTERPRETATION  

Division 1 - General definitions  

SECTION 6FA   6FA   MEANING OF HEALTH INFORMATION  


The following information is health information :


(a) information or an opinion about:


(i) the health, including an illness, disability or injury, (at any time) of an individual; or

(ii) an individual ' s expressed wishes about the future provision of health services to the individual; or

(iii) a health service provided, or to be provided, to an individual;
that is also personal information;


(b) other personal information collected to provide, or in providing, a health service to an individual;


(c) other personal information collected in connection with the donation, or intended donation, by an individual of his or her body parts, organs or body substances;


(d) genetic information about an individual in a form that is, or could be, predictive of the health of the individual or a genetic relative of the individual.




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