Tag Archive for: "oversight"
National security and civil liberties

It’s always good to see debate about civil liberties and security legislation here on The Strategist. With a number of changes to security legislation in the wind, it was appropriate that my colleagues Toby Feakin …

Use it before you lose it

In early March on The Strategist I wrote (in response to Andrew Zammit) that the government should be required to provide a public response to the recommendations of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) …

Edward Snowden, the media and the Pulitzer

The decision last week to award a Pulitzer Prize to the Guardian and Washington Post newspapers for their coverage of classified material leaked by Edward Snowden has refocused attention on the pros and cons of …

A little transparency, please

Amid the circus that was the final week of the 43rd Parliament, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) quietly tabled its report on the Inquiry into Potential Reforms of Australia’s National Security …