The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is required under Section 29(1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001, to conduct an annual review of the administration, expenditure and financial statements of the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO), Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS), Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO) and the Office of National Assessments (ONA).
On 12 October 2016 the Committee resumed its Review of Administration and Expenditure No.14 (2014–2015) which lapsed upon dissolution of the 44th Parliament. The Committee of the 45th Parliament has resolved to conduct Review No.14 (2014–2015) and to accept all submissions and evidence made to the previous inquiry as evidence to this inquiry. Submissions received during the 44th Parliament can be found at this link.
On 1 March 2017, the Committee tabled its report Review of Administration and Expenditure No.14 (2014-2015) – Australian Intelligence Agencies.