May 27, 2015 8
After another estimates debacle, Vivienne Thom leaves the role of Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security with its reputation badly damaged.
October 22, 2014 1
ASIO wants a data retention regime -- but there already exists a power for data retention for three months that it doesn't bother using.
September 1, 2014 25
The government's move to prosecute a whistleblower and his lawyer for revealing an ASIS scandal illustrates its determination to send a signal to all potential whistleblowers.
August 15, 2014 2
Both the intelligence agency monitor and major media organisations have flagged concerns about the first set of national security reforms brought forward by the government.
June 5, 2014 2
The refusal of the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security to acknowledge major concerns about spying on East Timor reflects how broken our system of intelligence oversight really is.