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National security legislation in the 44th and 45th Parliaments: a quick guide

This quick guide provides summaries of, and links to key resources on, government bills passed in the 44th and 45th Parliaments that related to conter-terrorism and national security issues.
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Cybersecurity, cybercrime and cybersafety: a quick guide to key internet links

This guide provides some brief background information on national measures to build cybersecurity and cybersafety and combat cybercrime, and includes links to relevant websites.
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Australian Government spending on irregular maritime arrivals and counter-people smuggling activity

There has been much discussion in both the media and political debate in recent times about the substantial and rising costs to the Australian Government of intercepting, detaining and processing asylum seekers arriving by boat. Criticism of these costs has come from many quarters, including...
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Oversight of intelligence agencies: a comparison of the 'Five Eyes' nations

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States each have some combination of parliamentary/congressional, independent and judicial oversight of their intelligence agencies, in addition to accountability through the executive branch. However, there are differences in the nature and scope of each of...
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Update on Australian Government measures to counter violent extremism: a quick guide

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