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Public hearing on Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms

Issue date: Monday, 17 May 2021

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The Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee will hold a public hearing tomorrow as part of its Review of Part 14 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 – Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms.

The Committee will hear from the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, Communications Alliance, Cyber Security CRC, Telstra, Optus, and the Department of Home Affairs.

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

Public Hearing Details

Thursday, 20 May 2021

10.15AM – 3:30PM (AEST)

Committee Room 2S3, Parliament House, Canberra

A program for the hearing can be found on the Committee's website 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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