House of Representatives Committees

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

43rd Parliament (September 2010 -  August 2013)

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 11 (2011 - 2012) - Australian Intelligence Agencies
(Lapsed on the prorogation of the 43rd Parliament)

Completed Inquiries

Inquiry into Potential Reforms of National Security Legislation
Parliamentary Paper no.: 170/2013; Date tabled: 24 June 2013
Government response: TBA

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 10 (2010 - 2011) - Australian Intelligence Agencies
Under Section 29 (1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001
Parliamentary Paper no.: 126/2013; Date tabled: 27 May 2013
Government response: TBA

Annual Report of Committee Activities 2011-2012
Parliamentary Paper no.: 17/2013; Date tabled: 11 February 2013
Government response: No response required

Review of the re-listing of Al Shabaab, Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) , Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organisations
Parliamentary Paper no.: 251/2012; Date tabled: 10 October 2012
Government response: 7 February 2013 (PDF 247KB)

Review of the Re-Listing of Hizballah’s External Security Organisation as a terrorist organisation
Parliamentary Paper no.: 187/2012; Date tabled: 28 June 2012
Tabling Speeches:
House of Representatives - 28 June 2012: Mr A Byrne MP
Government response: 7 February 2013 (PDF 247KB)

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 9 (2009 - 2010) - Australian Intelligence Agencies
Under Section 29 (1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001
Parliamentary Paper no.: 156/2012; Date tabled: 18 June 2012
Government response: TBA

Review of the re-listing of Ansar al-Islam (AAI), Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) as terrorist organisations
Parliamentary Paper no.: 155/2012; Date tabled: 28 May 2012
Tabling Speeches:
House of Representatives - 28 May 2012: Mr A Byrne MP; The Hon. Mr P Ruddock
Government response: 7 February 2013 (PDF 247KB)

Annual Report of Committee Activities 2010-2011
Parliamentary Paper no.: 421/2011; Date tabled: 21 November 2011
Tabling Speeches:
House of Representatives - 21 November 2011: Mr A Byrne MP; The Hon. P Ruddock MP
Senate - 22 November 2011: Senator the Hon. J Faulkner
Government response: No response required

Review of the Listing of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the re-listing of 6 Terrorist Organisations

Parliamentary Paper no.: 201/2011; Date tabled: 22 August 2011
Tabling Speeches:
House of Representatives - 22 August 2011: Mr A Byrne MP; The Hon. P Ruddock MP
Senate - 23 August 2011: Senator J Faulkner
Government response: No response required

Annual Report of Committee Activities 2009-2010
Parliamentary Paper no.: 144/2011; Date tabled: 20 June 2011
Tabling Speeches:
House of Representatives - 20 June 2011: Mr A Byrne MP; The Hon. P Ruddock MP
Senate - 23 June 2011: Senator J Faulkner; Senator R Trood
Government response: No response required

42nd Parliament (February 2008- 19 July 2010)

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 8 (2008 - 2009) - Australian Intelligence Agencies
Under Section 29 (1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001
Parliamentary Paper no.: 142/2010; Date tabled: 21 June 2010
Government response: 22 September 2011 (PDF 592KB)

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 7 - Australian Intelligence Agencies
Under Section 29 (1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001
Parliamentary Paper no.: 109/2010; Date tabled: 11 May 2010
Government response: No response required

Review of the re-listing of Hamas' Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades (the Brigades), Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK),Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 400/2009; Date tabled: 17 November 2009
Government response: 13 May 2010 (PDF 67KB)

Annual Report of Committee Activities 2008-2009
Parliamentary Paper no.: 220/2009; Date tabled: 26 October 2009
Government response: 12 May 2011 (PDF 39KB)

Review of the listing of Al-Shabaab as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 221/2009; Date tabled: 26 October 2009
Government response: 13 May 2010 (PDF 32KB)

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 6 - Australian Intelligence Agencies
Under Section 29 (1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001
Parliamentary Paper no.: 187/2009; Date tabled: 7 September 2009
Government response: TBA

Review of the Re-listing of Hizballah's External Security Organisation (ESO) under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 143/2009; Date tabled: 25 June 2009
Government response: 13 May 2010 (PDF 37KB)

Review of the re-listing of six terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995

Parliamentary Paper no.: 125/2009; Date tabled: 15 June 2009
Government response: 13 May 2010 (PDF 183KB)

Review of the re-listing of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), Jamiat ul-Ansar (JuA) and Al-Qa'ida in Iraq (AQI) as terrorist organisations
under the Criminal Code Act 1995

Parliamentary Paper no: 32/2009; Date tabled: 11 February 2009
Government response: 15 June 2009

Annual Report of Committee Activities 2007-2008
Parliamentary Paper no.: 382/2008; Date tabled: 13 October 2008
Government response: 1 December 2008

Review of the re-listing of Al-Qa'ida (AQ), Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Al-Qa'ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb(AQIM) as terrorist organisations
under the Criminal Code Act 1995

Parliamentary Paper no.: 381/2008; Date tabled: 13 October 2008
Government response: 15 June 2009

Review of the re-listing of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 302/2008; Date tabled: 25 June 2008
Government response: 15 June 2009

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (December 2005 - present)
On Friday, 2 December 2005 the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD became the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security.

Review of the re-listing of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code Act 1995
(lapsed on the prorogation of the 41st Parliament)
This review has been re-commenced in the 42nd Parliament.

Review of the re-listing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), Lashkar-e-Tayibba (LeT) and the Hamas' Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 151/2008; Date tabled: 27 September 2007
Government response: 26 June 2008

Inquiry into the Terrorist Organisation Listing Provisions of the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 201/2007; Date tabled: 20 September 2007
Government response: 23 December 2008

Review of the re-listing of Hizballah's External Security Organisation (ESO) as a terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 163/2007; Date tabled: 15 August 2007
Government response: 26 June 2008

Review of the re-listing of Ansar al-Sunna, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Lashkar-e Jhangvi (LeJ), Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), Islamic Army of Aden (IAA), Asbat al Ansar (AAA) and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 114/07; Date tabled: 12 June 2007
Government response: 12 September 2007

Review of the re-listing of Tanzim Qa'idat al-Jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn (TQJBR) as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 82/07; Date tabled: 9 May 2007
Government response: 26 June 2008

Annual Report of Committee Activities 2006-2007
Parliamentary Paper no.: 117/2007; Date tabled: 13 August 2007
Government response not required

Review of Administration and Expenditure: Australian Intelligence Organisations - No. 5
Under Section 29 (1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001
Parliamentary Paper no.: 156/2007; Date tabled: 13 August 2007
Government response not required

Review of the re-listing of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), Jamiat ul-Ansar(JuA), Armed Islamic Group (GIA) and Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC) as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 42/07; Date Tabled: 26 February 2007
Government response: 17 August 2007

Review of Security and Counter Terrorism Legislation
Parliamentary Paper no.: 423/06; Date tabled: 4 December 2006
Government response: 23 December 2008

Review of the re-listing of Al-Qa'ida and Jemaah Islamiyah as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995
Parliamentary Paper no.: 251/06; Date tabled: 16 October 2006
Government response: 17 August 2007

Annual Report of Committee Activities 2005-2006
Parliamentary Paper no.: 186/06; Date tabled: 11 September 2006
Government response not required

Review of Administration and Expenditure No. 4 - Recruitment and Training
Under Section 29 (1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001
Parliamentary Paper no.: 168/06; Date tabled: 14 August 2006
Government response: 3 September 2007

Review of the listing of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) as a Terrorist Organisation
under the Criminal Code Act 1995

Parliamentary Paper no.: 107/06; Date presented to the Speaker/President, out of session: Wednesday 26 April 2006
Government response not required

Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD (November 2004 - December 2005)

Reports of inquiries conducted by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD and its predecessors are also available.

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