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About this inquiry

This inquiry lapsed when the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security ceased to exist at the dissolution of the House of Representatives on Thursday 11 April 2019.

Past Public Hearings

15 Mar 2019: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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Review of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has commenced a review of the Counter-Terrorism legislation Amendment Bill 2019.

The Counter-Terrorism legislation Amendment Bill 2019 contains a range of amendments to strengthen Australia’s counter-terrorism legislative framework. The measures in the Bill fall into two broad categories – amendments relating to restrictions on bail and parole under the Crimes Act 1914 (Crimes Act), and amendments relating to the continuing detention order (CDO) scheme in Division 105A of the Commonwealth Criminal Code.

Submissions are due 8 March 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
Fax: +61 2 6277 4424