When individuals apply to participate in our schemes, they must provide certified copies of their identity documents. We are considering changing how people can meet these requirements and are seeking public comment on the options.
People are required to provide certified identity documents when they:
Under the proposal, you would have the option to use a digital pathway such as MyGovID to verify your identity or identity documents, instead of providing certified documents. If you prefer, you will be still able to provide certified documents to CER electronically or as hard copies.
People who are currently registered in CER schemes will not need to re-register. If you are required to provide proof of identity documents as part of your involvement in our schemes, you will be able to choose how you do that.
In addition, the CER is proposing to make some other, smaller changes to application requirements. These include:
If you're interested in providing feedback or have questions on the proposed changes, please email CER-IdentityandFPPReform@cer.gov.au. Comments close on Friday 30 September 2022.
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