Now Online Only

MyGov. Public toilet service gone online. Individuals must create a myShit account linked to sewerage.
Public toilet service gone online. A “tribute” to Medicare and Tax offices that are now all closed down, to myGov that must be linked online to ATO, Medicare or Centrelink, to myTax, myPost, myHealthRecord, myAgedCare and other myWhatever online accounts and services actively pushed onto Australians yet promise no privacy, guarantee no security, and never seem to work properly.

Meanwhile, 2019 has brought a record number of ATO scam calls. Scammers are getting more tools at their disposal, thanks to the persistent efforts to push the population to fill tax returns and use other government services online. Luckily, one of the much-sought “holistic” approaches to protecting one's data, money and peace is available to everyone, has been around for decades, and is as follows:

According to the reader feedback, since myTax roll out, there has also been a significant increase in errors ATO make while processing tax returns; and after the taxpayer requests ATO to correct the errors, the amendment letters are worded as if the taxpayer made the mistakes, not the ATO. It is so far unclear, whether that is because ATO mistakenly concluded that it no longer needs to employ sufficient numbers of careful and attentive people, instead relying on software to replace them, or because ATO is indeed plagued by the problems 4Corners reported in its Mongrel Bunch of Bastards episode (video); text version Malicious and Vengeful (part 1), High Cost of Taking on the Tax Office (part 2), Cash Grab (part 3).