Review of the mandatory data retention regime

October 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76092-101-9

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Terms of Reference

Members

Abbreviations

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Report structure
  Committee inquiries and legislative history
  The provisions under review – Part 5-1A of the
  Access provisions

2. Operation, oversight and effectiveness

  Operation
  Oversight and data sharing
  Effectiveness of the regime

3. Access to telecommunications data under the Telecommunications Act 1997

4. International comparisons

5. Committee comment

  Effectiveness of the regime
  Dataset and data cost
  Retention period
  Warrants and authorisations
  Agencies with access to data
  Thresholds for accessing data
  Telecommunications Act access to data
  Oversight and data sharing
  Storage and security of telecommunications data
  International developments

A. List of Submissions

B. Witnesses appearing at public and private hearings

C. Part 5-1A of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

  Part 5

D. Section 5D of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

E. Access to data under the Telecommunications Act 1997

Additional Comment by Labor Members

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
pjcis@aph.gov.au