House of Representatives Committees

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

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

Section 102.1A of the Criminal Code Act 1995 provides that the Committee may review a regulation which lists an organisation as a terrorist organisation and report its comments and recommendations to each House of the Parliament before the end of the applicable disallowance period for that House. The disallowance period is 15 sitting days from the day when the regulation is tabled.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions by Thursday 1 December 2006. Please refer to our brochure called preparing a submission for more information.

In order to facilitate electronic publishing of submissions, the Committee would prefer them to be emailed to or sent on disk or CD-ROM to the Committee Secretariat in Microsoft Word® or Portable Document Format (PDF).


Private hearings

Media releases


The following information on Abu Sayyaf (ASG), Jamiat ul-Ansar (JuA), Armed Islamic Group (GIA) and Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC) was provided to the Committee by the Attorney-General, the Hon Philip Ruddock, MP.

Information on Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) (PDF 319KB)

Information on Jamiat ul-Ansar (JuA) (PDF 354KB)

Information on Armed Islamic Group (GIA) (PDF 311KB)

Information on Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC) (PDF 334KB)

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