Senate debates

Thursday, 26 March 2015


Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015; In Committee

1:41 pm

Photo of George BrandisGeorge Brandis (Queensland, Liberal Party, Attorney-General) Share this | Hansard source

Senator Xenophon, I note your position and I do not agree with it, for the reasons I explained before. In speaking to your amendment, if I may, I wanted to deal with a remark that Senator Collins made before the debate adjourned earlier in the day. Senator Collins said that the purpose of the public interest monitor was to protect journalists. That is not correct. The purpose of the public interest monitor—


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