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Blog, Digital Rights - Monday, June 23, 2014 10:47 - 0 Comments
blog The Daily Telegraph reported this morning that the Coalition would shortly introduce a raft of new surveillance laws based on almost all of the recommendations handed down last year in a report by the the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security on potential reforms to Australia’s National Security Legislation. The newspaper reports (we recommend you click here for the full article):
“It is believed Cabinet, on the strong urging of Attorney-General George Brandis, agreed to adopt almost all of the 41 recommendations handed down last year in a landmark bipartisan report by the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security.”
You can download a copy of the Committee’s full report here (PDF) — the recommendations are listed from page 23 in the document. The Daily Telegraph article appeas to indicate that Labor would be likely to support the legislation. However, it also indicates that the Government may not immediately enact controversial data retention measures also examined in the report.
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