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Coalition ponders investor data plan

Jan 18, 2019 - Australian Financial Review

The government is investigating a national data policy that would help law enforcement agencies and the foreign investment regulator better adjudicate on sensitive cases. The issue has flared due to Chinese group Jangho proposing a $2 billion takeover bid for Healius, which holds medical records for millions of Australians. Government sources have indicated "discussions are happening at very senior levels" but it remained "a principle rather than policy". News p5