Why we should be wary of expanding powers of the Australian Signals Directorate

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[Extract] Last week, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton reignited the debate about new spying powers for Australian authorities during an interview on the ABC Insiders program.

His comments followed a police raid on a journalist’s home earlier this month related to the leaking of sensitive documents detailed in a story published in 2018. The documents outlined discussions and proposals for new powers for the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) to monitor Australian citizens.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2019


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