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  • Intelligence Committee backs expansion of intelligence oversight mechanisms

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has backed the enactment of greater oversight of the intelligence community in a new bill, with amendments.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 7 February 2022


  • Review of TOLA (Assistance and Access) Regime

    The PJCIS today presented its review of amendments made by the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 (TOLA Act).

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 22 December 2021


  • Intelligence Committee publishes INSLM’s report reviewing telecommunications amendments

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has today published Dr Renwick’s (Independent National Security Legislation Monitor) report ‘Trust but Verify’—A report concerning the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 and related matters.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 10 July 2020



    04 Apr 2019: Intelligence Committee to review important national security legislation PDF: Intelligence Committee to review important national security legislation


    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
    pjcis@aph.gov.au

    About this inquiry

    The Committee is required under Section 187N of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to review amendments made to Commonwealth legislation by the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 and to complete its review by 30 September 2020.


    Past Public Hearings

    07 Aug 2020: Canberra
    27 Jul 2020: Canberra

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    Inquiry Status

    Submissions Closed

    How to make a submission

    The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

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