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'World first': Government moves to radically overhaul Australia's international airports - The Sydney Morning Herald

International passengers would be whisked through immigration and customs without stopping or even encountering humans, while passport scanners and paper cards would be a thing of the past, under a radical overhaul of Australia's airports due to start ...and more »

Facial recognition will replace passports in Australia - Engadget

Australia has started implementing biometric facial, iris and fingerprint recognition in airports, allowing passengers to go through without showing a passport or even talking to anyone. The "Seamless Traveler" project is aimed at creating a "fast ...and more »

Facial recognition to replace passports in security overhaul at Australian airports - The Guardian

Paper passenger cards to be abolished in 'world-first' system the government hopes will see 90% of arrivals processed automatically. Elle Hunt · @mlle_elle. Sat 21 Jan 2017 20.48 EST Last modified on Thu 23 Mar 2017 18.28 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Australia details plan to replace passport stamping with biometric scans - TechCrunch

A badge of pride among frequent travelers, the battered passport could become a relic of the past, as sophisticated technology aims to replace more traditional means of identifying passengers. Australia is steadily working to update its own ...and more »

Australia plans biometric border control - BBC News

The Australian government is planning to allow 90% of travellers to pass through passport control without human help by 2020. With a $100m (£80m) budget, it has begun the search for technology companies that could provide biometric systems, such as ...and more »

Australia to Replace Passports With Biometric Tech - Gizmodo

In a move that sounds convenient and a little terrifying, international travelers to Australia may not need a passport by 2020. Officials say that the country is implementing a system to replace the standard paper ID with biometric technology that ...and more »

Biometric recognition at airport border ​​raises privacy concerns, says expert - The Guardian

Plan would involve 90% of passengers being processed through Australian immigration without human involvement. Christopher Knaus · @knausc. Mon 23 Jan 2017 21.02 EST Last modified on Tue 21 Feb 2017 12.04 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

End of passports? Australia's government moves to radically overhaul international airports - Stuff.co.nz

The Government wants to pilot the technology in July at Canberra Airport, which handles limited flights to Singapore and Wellington. International passengers would be whisked through immigration and customs without stopping or even encountering humans ...and more »

Australia Wants to Replace Passports With Biometric Scans by 2020 - Condé Nast Traveler

The future of travel may be here faster than we think—at least Down Under, that is. According to The Telegraph, the country is planning to eliminate those pesky passports and immigration desks and instead adopt an identification system that would ...and more »

Facial recognition, fingerprints to replace passports at Australian airports under new self-processing system - ABC Online

New technology will mean many travellers will soon not need to present their passports when entering or leaving Australia. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is seeking tenders for a self-processing system to be introduced later this ...and more »