Intelligence Services Amendment (Enhanced Parliamentary Oversight of Intelligence Agencies) Bill 2018

12 November 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-862-5

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee
(PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction
(PDF 57KB)

Purpose of the bill
Conduct of the inquiry
Provisions of the bill
Background to the bill
Scrutiny of Bills Committee
Reviews of the intelligence framework

Chapter 2 - Key issues and committee view
(PDF 57KB)

The role of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Parliamentary oversight of security and intelligence operations
Committee view

Additional Comments by Labor Senators
(PDF 77KB)
Dissenting Report by Senator Rex Patrick
(PDF 315KB)

Inadequacies of the PJCIS
Overseas Best Practice
The Bill's Proposed Approach
Concerns raised by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Other Executive Submissions on the Bill
Enhanced Parliamentary Oversight is Required

Australian Greens Dissenting Report
(PDF 16KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions
Appendix 2 - Public hearing

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3846