Communications Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003

Communications Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003

The Senate has referred this bill to the Committee for inquiry and report by 9 September 2003.

The bill seeks to enhance the security of Australia's telecommunications services and networks and to improve existing arrangements relating to call data disclosure and interception services.

The Committee invites written submissions from interested individuals and organisations preferably in electronic form sent by email to The email must include full postal address and contact details.

Alternatively, submissions may be sent to The Secretary, Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee, Parliament House, CANBERRA ACT 2600, or faxed to 02 6277 5818.

Submissions must be received by no later than Monday, 1 September 2003.

The terms of the bill and related explanatory material are available via the link below and notes on preparing submissions are available on the Committee's web site at or by contacting the Committee secretariat as follows: phone:02 6277 3526, fax: 02 6277 5818 or email:

Submissions become committee documents and are made public only after a decision by the Committee. Persons making submissions must not release them without the approval of the Committee. Submissions are covered by parliamentary privilege but the unauthorised release of them is not.

Communications Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003

Report - Tabled 15 September 2003