Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

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4 Sep 2015

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On 24 June 2015, the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 was referred to the Committee by the Attorney-General.

The Attorney-General asked the Committee to also consider whether proposed section 35A of the Bill (the conviction-based cessation)...


27 Feb 2015

This report recommends the Federal Government introduce a data retention scheme, but also recommends several changes to the proposed legislation.


17 Oct 2014

This report recommends the Federal government make substantial changes to one of its proposed sets of national security legislation, the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014.


24 Jun 2013

This report presents the results of an inquiry into several proposed changes to Australia's national security legislation, including the potential introduction of a mandatory data retention scheme.


18 Jun 2012

This is the first full review of the administration and expenditure of Australia's six intelligence agencies carried out by the Committee of the 43rd Parliament.

Under Section 29 of the Intelligence Services Act 2001 (the Act), the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security...

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