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Proving who you are online

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[Image appears of a drawing of a male on a Smartphone screen with a question mark symbol over his face and text appears: When you access a government payment or service.]

Narrator: Often you are asked to prove who you are when you access a government payment or service. 

Image changes to show a drawing of a male looking at a laptop and writing on a piece of paper and a clock can be seen ticking on the wall

Narrator: It can take time and effort to collect your important documents and visit a government shop front each time you need to prove who you are.

Image changes to show a drawing of a female rocking a pram with a baby inside and looking at a Smartphone and text appears: Simple, Safe, Secure

Narrator: Your Digital Identity allows you to prove who you are, online and you can re-use it. It is simple, safe and secure. 

A circle appears around the woman’s head and upper body and circles with icons inside showing a .gov pass, a handbag, a mortar board and a Smartphone appear around her linked to her

Narrator: How and when you use it is your choice. 

Image changes to show a drawing of a female talking to a customer service person at a counter

Narrator: If you choose, you can still access services in person.

Image changes to show a drawing of a male working on a laptop creating his identity check and text appears: As simple as a 100-point identity check, but you can do it online at home.

Narrator: Creating your Digital identity is as simple as a 100-point identity check, but you can do it online at home.

Image changes to show a female looking at a Smartphone and numbers can be seen falling from the Smartphone into a safe on the floor and text appears: Your information is private and protected.

Narrator: Your information is private and protected. 

Image changes to show a finger pressing the arrow on a Smartphone screen and a tick symbol appearing and text appears on the screen: Do you want to use your Digital Identity?

Narrator: Each time you use your Digital Identity, you’ll be asked to give consent before any of your details are shared with the service you want to access.

Image changes to show a female sitting in an office chair with her feet on the desk operating a Smartphone and text appears: Create your identity once. Reuse your Digital Identity whenever you need it.

Narrator: You only need to create your identity once, and you can reuse your Digital Identity whenever you need it.

Music plays and the image changes to show text on a white screen: dta, digitalidentity.gov.au

Image changes to show the Coat of Arms and text beneath: Australian Government

Set it up once, and then reuse it whenever you are asked to prove who you are.

Icon of a phone with tick
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