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First public hearing into Security of Critical Infrastructure to be held

Issue date: Wednesday, 9 June 2021

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The Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee will hold the first of a number of public hearings tomorrow as part of its Review of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 and Statutory Review of the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018.

The Committee will hear from the Law Council of Australia, Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, Commonwealth Ombudsman, Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, and the Department of Home Affairs and the Australian Signals Directorate.

Further information on the inquiry can be obtained from the Committee’s website.

Public Hearing Details

Friday, 11 June 2021
9.30AM – 3:30PM (AEST)
Committee Room 2R1, Parliament House, Canberra

A program for the hearing can be found here and the hearing will be broadcast live at

Media inquiries:

Chair, Senator James Paterson via Deborah Seccombe, 0451 255 891 or

For background information:

Please contact the Committee Secretariat
02 6277 2360

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site, you can make a submission to an inquiry, read other submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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