‘CovidTrace’ will be available in weeks.

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“If you test positive to coronavirus that information is sent up to a national health storage and given straight to state governments so they can contact individuals who may have come into contact with an infected person,” he said.

“At no point does the Commonwealth get the data at all.”

The government has assured the app’s data won’t be used to track down social distancing rule breakers. Image: Ryan Jaye/Facebook.

It will only be used to contact people you’ve been in contact with if you test positive.

A reminder that you have the power to enable the app to give away your data. It’s all controlled by you.

3. Do we have to download it?

At the moment, it’s voluntary.

But a mandatory take up is not being ruled out, because we need 40 percent of the country to use it in order for it to work.

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