Foreign Minister Marise Payne says in a statement that ASIS officers.
often work in dangerous areas including under warlike conditions.
The legislation also will enable the Foreign Minister to specify extra people, such
as a hostage, who may be protected by an ASIS staffer or agent.
Canberra lawyer Bernard Collaery and his client are facing charges under the Intelligence Services Act.
As lawyer Bernard Collaery and his client face criminal charges, there are many more questions to be answered in this case.
Malcolm Turnbull has put Peter Dutton at the head of the Home Affairs super portfolio.
The recent creation of the Home Affairs super portfolio has added another four agencies to the national intelligence community. Here's how they work together.
Professor Michael L'Estrange will be one of three to conduct a review into Australia’s intelligence agencies.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced an expert panel to undertake a broad review of Australia's intelligence agencies over the next few months.
Recent revelations of Australia’s intelligence practices have brought oversight issues into sharp focus. What mechanisms are there to hold these agencies to account?
The recent revelations of alleged telephone interception of Indonesian politicians, espionage in East Timor and raids in Canberra have raised more questions than they have answered about Australia’s intelligence…