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Intelligence Committee to inquire into extremist movements and radicalism in Australia

Issue date: Wednesday, 9 December 2020

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The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has commenced a review into the extremist movements and radicalism in Australia. The inquiry was referred to the Committee by the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs.

A full terms of reference is available online at the Committee’s webpage.

The Chair, Mr Andrew Hastie MP said “The Committee will be examining the nature and extent of, and threat posed by, extremist movements and persons holding extremist views in Australia.”

The Deputy Chair, Mr Anthony Byrne MP said “The Committee will, as always, conduct this inquiry in a bi-partisan manner and with a focus on the security of all Australians.”

Submissions are requested by Friday 12 February 2021. Further information about making a submission to a parliamentary committee inquiry is available here

Further information about making a submission to a committee inquiry can be found at the following link.

Media enquiries:

Chair, Mr Andrew Hastie MP (Canning, WA)
08 9534 8044 (Electorate office)
02 6277 4223 (Parliament House)

Deputy Chair, Mr Anthony Byrne MP (Holt, Vic)
03 8790 0556 (Electorate office)
02 6277 4309 (Parliament House)

For background information: 

Committee Secretariat, Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
02 6277 2360
pjcis@aph.gov.au

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