Report

Handling of a letter sent by Mr Man Haron Monis to the Attorney-General

16 September 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-256-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 29KB)
Recommendations (PDF 67KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 153KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgement
Structure of the report
Background

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 200KB)

Why was the Monis letter not provided to the Thawley-Comley review?
Consideration of the Monis letter by the Thawley‑Comley review
The AGD's document handling processes
The AGD's resources
The AGD's protocols, procedures and staff training
Responding to sensitive correspondence
Correction of evidence given during estimates
Attorney-General's media release
Committee's views and recommendations

Dissenting Report from Government Senators (PDF 104KB)

Report Recommendations of Labor Green and Green-Independent Senators
Evidence to the Inquiry

Australian Labor Party senators' additional comments (PDF 181KB)

Politicisation of the issue by government ministers
Politicisation of the AGD and the Australian Public Service as a whole
Conclusion

Monis letter chronology (PDF 521KB)
Appendix 1 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 58KB)
Appendix 2 (PDF 69KB)

Answers to questions on notice

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
legcon.sen@aph.gov.au