Review of Administration and Expenditure

December 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-76092-057-9

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List of abbreviations

Membership of the Committee

Terms of reference

List of recommendations

1. Introduction

  Role of the Committee
  Conduct of the inquiry
  The security environment in 2017–18
  Changes to the Australian Intelligence Community

2. Administration

  Legislative changes
  Use of ASIO’s special powers
  Strategic direction, priorities and organisational structure
  Human Resource management and demographics
  Staff numbers and demographics
  Recruitment and retention strategies
  Training and development
  Individual performance management
  Workplace diversity
  Language skills
  Staff feedback and complaints
  Security matters
  Oversight, accountability and performance evaluation
  Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
  Independent Reviewer of Adverse Security Assessments
  Independent National Security Legislation Monitor
  Public relations
  Requests for access to public records
  Committee comment

3. Expenditure

  Budget and financial performance
  The efficiency dividend
  Committee Comment
  Financial statement audits
  Committee comment

A. List of submissions

B. List of witnesses at private hearings

  Friday, 13 September 2019

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2360