Senate debates

Thursday, 7 December 2017


Security Services

3:52 pm

Photo of Rex PatrickRex Patrick (SA, Nick Xenophon Team) Share this | Hansard source

by leave—I move an amendment to the motion:

At the end of paragraph (e), add—

", and further affirms that enhanced scrutiny of the security services as proposed by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security Amendment Bill 2015, and extending to appropriate oversight of agency operations, would increase confidence that the security services strictly adhere to their non-political role and that intelligence material will not be used for partisan purposes."


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