2020 Rapid report - Changes in public sentiment in relation to data privacy during COVID-19

The Rapid Research Information Forum (RRIF) was a forum for rapid information sharing and collaboration within the Australian research and innovation sector. It was convened by Australia‚Äôs former Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO FTSE FAA FAHMS, in 2020 and its operations were led by the Australian Academy of Science. 

This rapid research brief analyses whether COVID-19 had an impact on public sentiment in relation to privacy and the widespread use of data and technology by government in responding to the public health crisis, be it through tracing, compliance or enforcement.

Read the full Changes in public sentiment in relation to data privacy during COVID-19 report [PDF]