Sutherland Shire Australia
Sutherland Shire, Sydney Australia - Wednesday, 26 February - 12:23pm

SutherlandShireAustralia.com.au Sutherland Shire, Sydney Australia

News

Digital Licence for NSW Drivers

Source: Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney
Archived 5 Jan 2020 - Posted: 9 Nov 2019
Stuart Ayres MP,Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney welcomes the announcement that NSW drivers can now go wallet less and use a Digital Driver Licence on their smartphone for proof of identity and proof of age for pubs and clubs, and for roadside police checks, with the technology officially going live.

“Drivers in NSW are encouraged to download the DDL and give it a go,” said Stuart Ayres.

“Smartphones have become de facto wallets and we’re using world leading technology so that drivers can use digital licences in everyday scenarios,” Stuart Ayres said.

“The DDL is hosted securely on the new Service NSW app, locks with a PIN and can be accessed offline. It will provide additional levels of security and protection against identity fraud, compared to the plastic driver licence.

“The NSW Government is working closely with other sectors to have them come on board and accept the DDL. This includes nightclubs, restaurants, hotels, petrol stations, supermarkets, convenience stores and tobacco retailers. Watch this space.”

Drivers who opt-in are encouraged to carry their plastic licence in the initial stages.

For more information about how to recognise and accept the DDL visit Service NSW

To get a DDL, licence holders will need to create a MyServiceNSW Account at Service NSW and download the Service NSW mobile app on their smartphone. The DDL will always be opt-in only.

This article archived 5 Jan 2020

 
Quest Cronulla Beach Quest Cronulla Beach Quest Cronulla Beach Stay a Day - Stay a week - Stay a Month

Recent News

Open Court Sessions: Why It‘s Tennis For Everyone
Open Court Sessions: Why It‘s Tennis For Everyone
Tennis Australia has launched Open Court Sessions, a new social tennis...
NSW Government Changes Caravan Law
NSW Government Changes Caravan Law
Fire victims have received some comforting news, with the NSW Government...
One of the World‘s Largest Scientific Weight Loss Studies Reveals the Key to Three Times More Weight Loss
One of the World‘s Largest Scientific Weight Loss Studies Reveals the Key to Three Times More Weight Loss
One of the world’s largest weight loss studies by CSIRO, Australia’s national...
Make Your Own Bouquet This Valentine’s Day
Make Your Own Bouquet This Valentine’s Day
Considering Australians spent almost $3.2 million on flowers for Valentine's...
Medal to Recognise Bushfire Emergency Responders
Medal to Recognise Bushfire Emergency Responders
Australia’s brave fire, police, ambulance and emergency services volunteers...

What's New

Christmas Season Bookings for 2020
Christmas Season Bookings for 2020
Celebrations with Flair - Celebrant
Conveyancing Made Easy
Conveyancing Made Easy
Think Conveyancing Sutherland Shire
Boutique by the Beach
Boutique by the Beach
Rydges Cronulla Beachside
Quest Cronulla Beach Escape
Quest Cronulla Beach Escape
Quest Cronulla Beach
News Menu:
Add Your Business to Sutherland Shire Australia dot com

Have You Visited

Announcement
Concinnity Kitchens & WardrobesYour trusted joinery specialist !View Concinnity Kitchens & Wardrobes »