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 17 October 2019 on the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.

Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

14 Aug 2019: Canberra, ACT
13 Aug 2019: Sydney, NSW


Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions


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Submissions received by the Committee

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1Al McKay GpCapt (retd) (PDF 29 KB) 
2Mr Peter Jardine (PDF 60 KB) 
3Mr Robert Kennedy (PDF 83 KB) 
4Mr John Pass (PDF 7 KB) 
5Australian Lawyers Alliance (PDF 1121 KB) 
6Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (PDF 251 KB) 
7WikiLeaks and Australian Assange Campaign (PDF 192 KB) 
8Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 236 KB) 
9Professor Rory Medcalf and Ms Katherine Mansted (PDF 355 KB) 
10Institute of Public Affairs (PDF 627 KB)  Attachment 1 (PDF 1235 KB) 
11Dr Keiran Hardy and Professor George Williams, Griffith Criminology Institute and the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of NSW (private capacity) (PDF 3052 KB) 
12The Walkley Foundation (PDF 164 KB) 
13Alliance for Journalists' Freedom (PDF 278 KB)  Attachment 1 (PDF 1726 KB) 
14Commonwealth Ombudsman (PDF 925 KB) 
15GetUp (PDF 152 KB) 
16The Australian Signals Directorate (PDF 331 KB) 
17Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Rose Cronin, Professor Kath Gelber, Professor Peter Greste, Richard Murray (PDF 420 KB) 
18A/Prof Gordon Gates (PDF 219 KB) 
19Associate Professor Joseph M Fernandez (PDF 238 KB) 
20Association for International Broadcasting (PDF 482 KB) 

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