On 8 December 2017 the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017.
Information about the Bill, which was tabled in the Parliament on 7 December 2017, can be found at this link.
The Committee is currently accepting submissions. Any individual or group who wishes to provide a submission to the inquiry should notify the Committee Secretariat by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, 22 December 2017.
Submissions should be received no later than 12pm, Monday 22 January 2018.
Full consideration may not be able to be given to submissions received after this date.
The Committee intends to report by February 2018.