Reviews of Australia's counter-terrorism laws
Previous reviews and inquiries into Australia's counter-terrorism laws
Reviews of Australia's counter-terrorism laws ensure they continue to:
- help prevent and bring to justice those who carry out terrorism
- contribute to the development of Australia's legal response to the threat of terrorism.
Reports of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM)
Reviews, reports and activities undertaken by the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM)
COAG Review of Counter-Terrorism Legislation
Report of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). The review evaluated the operation, effectiveness and implications of key Commonwealth, state and territory counter-terrorism laws.
Government response to the inquiry into the terrorist organisation listing provisions of the Criminal Code Act 1995
Government response to recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security - Inquiry into the proscription of ‘terrorist organisations’ under the Australian Government response to recommendations Criminal Code Act 1995.
Government response to the review of security and counter-terrorism legislation
Government response to recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security - Review of Security and Counter-Terrorism Legislation.
Government response to Fighting Words - A review of sedition laws in Australia
Government response to recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission's - Fighting Words: A Review of Sedition Laws in Australia
Government response to the report of the inquiry into the case of Dr Mohamed Haneef
Government response to the Recommendations of the Clarke Inquiry into the Case of Dr Mohamed Haneef - Report of the Inquiry
Report of the Security Legislation Review Committee
Report of the Security Legislation Review Committee (SLRC). An appropriate balance must be struck between the need to protect the community from terrorist activity, and the maintenance of fundamental human rights and freedoms.