Advisory Report on the Office of National Intelligence Bill 2018 and the Office of National Intelligence (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018

October 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN: 978-1-74366-892-4

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Terms of Reference


List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  The bills and their referral
  Context of the inquiry
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Summary of the bills
  Report structure

2. Independent Intelligence Review

  Background to the Review
  The Review’s recommendations relevant to ONI

3. The bills

  ONI Bill: Part 1 – Introduction
  ONI Bill: Part 2 – Office of National Intelligence
  ONI Bill: Part 3—DGNI and staff of ONI
  ONI Bill: Part 4 – Provisions relating to information
  ONI Bill: Part 5—Administration
  ONI Bill: Part 6—Miscellaneous
  The C&T Bill
  Concluding comments

A. List of Submissions

B. List of witnesses appearing at the public hearing

C. Independent Intelligence Review - Recommendations

  Recommendations relevant to ONI

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