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Australia's Facial Biometrics Databases to Be Linked

Wednesday, 03 Jun 2015

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By Staff Writer on Jun 1 2015 8:28AM

The Attorney-General's Department is leading a project to connect Australia’s disparate stores of facial biometric data to assist in the fight against organised crime.

The plan was backed by law enforcement agencies – considered the target users of the service – at a meeting of Attorneys-General and police ministers from the Commonwealth, states and territories on May 22.

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