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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.
Guide

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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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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What we know so far about the new Home Affairs portfolio: a quick guide

This quick guide outlines what the Government has said about the creation of the new portfolio and some of the changes that might be involved in establishing the Home Affairs portfolio, and provides links to some responses and reactions to the announcement.