Under the State Co-ordinator’s Directions made under the Emergency Management Act 2004 (SA), you are lawfully required to provide the information requested on this form, including the results of your Rapid Antigen Test.
Your personal information collected by SA Health is subject to confidentiality provisions under the Health Care Act 2008 (SA), the South Australian Public Health Act 2011 (SA), the Emergency Management Act 2004 (SA) which prevent SA Health personnel from disclosing your personal information except as required or authorised by law.
Your personal information will be recorded on SA Health’s electronic records systems. SA Health and other South Australian Government agencies must comply with the PC-012 Premier and Cabinet Information Privacy Principles (PDF 644KB) with respect to collection, storage, access, use, and disclosure of your information.
Your information is stored securely, is treated as confidential and will be managed in accordance the requirements of the State Records Act 1997 (SA).
- When you give SA Health your personal information, including you Rapid Antigen Test Result, we may collect and use it for the following purposes:
to verify your identity;
- to support communicable disease activities, such as contract tracing, including integration with relevant IT solutions;
- to provide you with appropriate health care information and options;
- for data, reporting and statistical purposes;
- for the purposes of the ongoing management of South Australia’s COVID-19 public health response;
- where required to lessen or prevent a serious threat to the life, health or safety of a person, or a serious threat to public health; and
- For purposes permitted under the PC-012 Premier and Cabinet Information Privacy Principles (PDF 644KB).
If you would like to access your personal information stored within SA Health’s electronic records systems, you have a legal right to request access to the information under the Freedom of Information Act 1991 (SA). You also have a legal right under this Act, to request the amendment of your information if you think it is are incomplete, incorrect, out-of-date or misleading.
If you have a complaint in relation to the collection, storage, access, use, and disclosure of your information, this may be directed to the South Australian Department for Health and Wellbeing.
If you do not provide your personal information you may be in breach of the Emergency Management Act 2004 (SA) and committing an offence.