About this inquiry

This inquiry was referred on 4 July 2019 by the Attorney-General pursuant to subparagraph 29(1)(b)(ia) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001. The inquiry is to report by 28 November 2019 on the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.

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Past Public Hearings

20 Sep 2019: Canberra, ACT
19 Sep 2019: Canberra, ACT
14 Aug 2019: Canberra, ACT

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  • National security and law enforcement impacts on the press - hearings continue

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) will hold two further public hearings this week for its Inquiry into the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 19 September 2019


  • National security and law enforcement impacts on the press - hearings commence

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security will hold two public hearings this week for its Inquiry into the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 12 August 2019


  • Committee to scrutinise the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced an inquiry into the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press. The inquiry was referred by the Attorney-General, The Hon Christian Porter MP, on 4 July 2019, for the PJCIS to inquire into the Terms of Reference.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 5 July 2019



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    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 2067
    pjcis@aph.gov.au

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