Terrorism--Government policy

Report

23 Nov 2017

This report explores the correlation between the drivers of violent extremism and the different activities undertaken throughout a mining project’s life cycle in order to identify potential risks and opportunities.

Report

23 Nov 2017

This paper examines how the Australian mining sector should step up efforts aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) in Africa.

Report

13 Nov 2017

CEDA has assembled some of Australia’s leading thinkers on the global economy, global security and global governance to analyse the current state of play and assess how Australia is responding.

Report

21 Sep 2017

This report contains sixteen recommendations to improve the effectiveness of Victoria’s key legislation and related powers and procedures to prevent, monitor, investigate and respond to terrorism.

Report

7 Sep 2017

This review concerns certain ‘stop, search, and seize powers’ contained in the pt IAA div 3A of the Crimes Act, which, except for a stand-alone power of emergency entry to premises without warrant, can only be exercised over ‘Commonwealth places’ and where there is a...

Report

7 Sep 2017

This is one of three reports provided simultaneously to the Prime Minister as required by s 6(1B) of the INSLM Act. Each report concerns counter-terrorism legislation which, unless renewed, is due to expire by 7 September 2018.

The INSLM Act...

Report

7 Sep 2017

The articles reprinted in this report give a range of perspectives on the recent Australian Intelligence Community (AIC) review and its recommendations.

Guide

18 Aug 2017

This quick guide provides an update on Australian government measures and funding for countering violent extremism (CVE).

Audio podcast

14 Aug 2017

Is there a way to think about terrorism without politics? Do counter-terrorism responses make us safer? What are sensible ways to sift through news reports about acts of terror? Andrew Zammit takes us through these and other questions.

Commentary

20 Jul 2017

Drawing inspiration from the British "Home Office" model is worrisome for the immigration portfolio, writes Adele Garnier.

Audio interview

19 Jul 2017

The incoming Home Affairs Minister, Peter Dutton, insists his new super-portfolio is all about protecting Australia and not advancing political agendas.

Audio interview

19 Jul 2017

Intelligence review report author, Michael L'Estrange, says there is 'a logic' to new Home Affairs portfolio.

Report

17 Jul 2017

This review examined the environment in which the intelligence community operates, and consider how effectively it serves Australia’s national interests.

Guide

29 Aug 2016

This document was developed with the support of the Australian Government by the Hedayah Institute, the International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism based in Abu Dhabi.

While there are other counter narrative 'how to' guides available, this is the first of its...

Research report

10 Aug 2016

Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and its Indonesian counterpart financial intelligence unit, Pusat Pelaporan dan Analisis Transaksi Keuangan (PPATK), co-led the research and development of the regional risk assessment, with contributions from the FIUs of Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The assessment will support...

Research report

2 Jun 2016

A discussion that focused on topics that ranged from the role of government and the private sector in combating terrorism and transnational organised crime to infrastructure development and professional services.

Executive summary

The second Australia–Africa Dialogue was held at the Royal Zambezi...

Policy

9 May 2016

To protect Australians from the threat of terrorism, the Government has boosted funding for our law enforcement, intelligence and security agencies by $1.3 billion since August 2014.

This investment is improving our intelligence capability and strengthening our border security against terrorism, crime and other...

Briefing paper

5 Feb 2016

This paper examines proposed changes to control order safeguards.

Background

The then Prime Minister referred the following matter to me pursuant to s 7 of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 (INSLM Act):

… whether the additional safeguards...

Briefing paper

3 Aug 2015

Current terrorism threats identified by the Australian and other Western governments include those associated with their nationals fighting with overseas terrorist and insurgent groups (‘foreign fighters’) and different forms of ‘home-grown’ terrorism. While the foreign fighter phenomenon is not new, a range of factors, including...

Strategy

24 Jul 2015

Australia’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy is a Council of Australian Governments document that outlines the current terrorist threat that Australia is facing, and what our governments are doing about it. It focusses on five core elements: challenging violent extremist ideologies, stopping people from becoming terrorists, shaping the...