Identify and Disrupt Bill

On Wednesday 25th August 2021, Parliament passed the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2020, giving the Australian Federal Police (AFP), the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC)—and by extension, the Australian Signals Directorate the power to spy domestically. The bill creates three new warrants, with the purported purpose of targeting “serious and organised crime”…

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