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Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act and Surveillance Devices Act

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Telecommunications and surveillance annual reports

The Attorney General issues annual reports on the use of telecommunications interception and surveillance devices by Australian agencies under the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 and Surveillance Devices Act 2004.

These report above include information and statistics on:

  • the relevant legislation
  • agencies that have intercepted or accessed telecommunications, or used surveillance devices
  • the type of warrants applied for, or the type of surveillance devices used legal developments since the last reporting period
  • the number of prosecutions and convictions resulting from the use of intercepted or accessed telecommunications information, or from the use of surveillance devices