National security and counter-terrorism

This campaign aims to repeal or amend the most dangerous and undemocratic of  Australia’s Post 9/11 counter-terrorism laws. Current priorities are ASIO’s extraordinary powers, ASIO’s secret adverse security assessments of refugees consigning them to indefinite detention and the secret surveillance activities of security and intelligence agencies.

 

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ASIO the police and you - guide to anti-terrorism laws

A much needed, plain English guide to Australia's complex array of counter-terrorism laws was launched tonight by the Australian Muslim Civil Rights Advocacy Network (AMCRAN) and the NSW Muslim Legal...

Independent monitor finds major flaws in s35P disclosure offences

The report by the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor –Roger Gyles QC - on the controversial section 35P provisions of the ASIO Act was tabled in the Senate on 2nd...

Joint CCLs call on Parliament to reject citizenship stripping Bill

The Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 has not yet been approved by parliament. The debate on the Bill is scheduled to resume next week. As Labor has...

NSWCCL opposes abolition of independent monitor of counter-terrorism laws

NSWCCL has made a submission to the senate committee inquiring into the Government’s proposal to abolish the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM)  as part of its  ‘red tape bonfire’....

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