Review of Part 14 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 – Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms

February 2022

© Commonwealth of Australia 2022
ISBN: 978-1-76092-376-1

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Membership of the Committee

Terms of Reference


List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Context of the review
  Conduct of the review
  Summary of the reforms under review
  Report structure
  Crossover with Security of Critical Infrastructure Bill and statutory reviews

2. Background and previous bill review and operation of the legislation to date

  Committee inquiries and legislative history
  Part 14 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 and its operation since introduction

3. Evidence received, review complications, and Committee comment

  Operational context and intent
  Operation and impact of the TSSR
  Impact of Security of Critical Infrastructure reforms
  Committee comment
  Other concerns and final comment

A. List of submissions

B. Witnesses appearing at public hearings

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