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senate vote 2011-03-02#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:24

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  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Scott_Ludlam&mpc=Senate&house=senate Scott Ludlam], which means that it was rejected.
  • This amendment would have required certain additional information to be reported in the annual report of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation Australian Security Intelligence Organisation] ('ASIO'). This information would have included:
  • * the total number of requests made during the year for co-operation and assistance;
  • * the name of each body which made a request; and
  • * a summary of the purpose or purposes for which each request was made.(Read the exact wording of Senator Ludlam's amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1 here]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4456%22 bill] was introduced "to facilitate increased cooperation, assistance and information sharing in areas of key national security by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation Australian Security Intelligence Organisation] (ASIO), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Secret_Intelligence_Service Australian Secret Intelligence Service] (ASIS), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Signals_Directorate Defence Signals Directorate] (DSD) and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Imagery_and_Geospatial_Organisation Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation] (DIGO)".(Read more about the purpose of the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1011a/11bd053 bills digest].)
  • According to the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr4456_ems_9ceb49f4-f480-46d0-b136-dab5244c9ab5%22;rec=0 explanatory memorandum], this bill addresses the concerns highlighted in the inaugural National Security Statement in 2008. That statement identified the need for national security agencies to form a closer relationship through information sharing in order to address contemporary security issues. This need was further highlighted by the failed terrorist attack on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Airlines_Flight_253 Northwest Airlines Flight 253] on 25 December 2009.
  • The majority voted against an [amendment](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Scott Ludlam](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Scott_Ludlam&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means that it was rejected.
  • This amendment would have required certain additional information to be reported in the annual report of the [Australian Security Intelligence Organisation](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation) ('ASIO'). This information would have included:
  • - the total number of requests made during the year for co-operation and assistance;
  • - the name of each body which made a request; and
  • - a summary of the purpose or purposes for which each request was made.(Read the exact wording of Senator Ludlam's amendment [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1).
  • )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [bill](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4456%22) was introduced "to facilitate increased cooperation, assistance and information sharing in areas of key national security by the [Australian Security Intelligence Organisation](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation) (ASIO), the [Australian Secret Intelligence Service](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Secret_Intelligence_Service) (ASIS), the [Defence Signals Directorate](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Signals_Directorate) (DSD) and the [Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Imagery_and_Geospatial_Organisation) (DIGO)".(Read more about the purpose of the bill in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1011a/11bd053).)
  • According to the [explanatory memorandum](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr4456_ems_9ceb49f4-f480-46d0-b136-dab5244c9ab5%22;rec=0), this bill addresses the concerns highlighted in the inaugural National Security Statement in 2008. That statement identified the need for national security agencies to form a closer relationship through information sharing in order to address contemporary security issues. This need was further highlighted by the failed terrorist attack on [Northwest Airlines Flight 253](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Airlines_Flight_253) on 25 December 2009.
senate vote 2011-03-02#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:40

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Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Scott_Ludlam&mpc=Senate&house=senate Scott Ludlam], which means that it was rejected.
  • This amendment would have required certain additional information to be reported in the annual report of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation Australian Security Intelligence Organisation] ('ASIO'). This information would have included:
  • * the total number of requests made during the year for co-operation and assistance;
  • * the name of each body which made a request; and
  • * a summary of the purpose or purposes for which each request was made.[1]
  • * a summary of the purpose or purposes for which each request was made.(Read the exact wording of Senator Ludlam's amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1 here]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4456%22 bill] was introduced "to facilitate increased cooperation, assistance and information sharing in areas of key national security by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation Australian Security Intelligence Organisation] (ASIO), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Secret_Intelligence_Service Australian Secret Intelligence Service] (ASIS), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Signals_Directorate Defence Signals Directorate] (DSD) and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Imagery_and_Geospatial_Organisation Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation] (DIGO)".[2]
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4456%22 bill] was introduced "to facilitate increased cooperation, assistance and information sharing in areas of key national security by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation Australian Security Intelligence Organisation] (ASIO), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Secret_Intelligence_Service Australian Secret Intelligence Service] (ASIS), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Signals_Directorate Defence Signals Directorate] (DSD) and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Imagery_and_Geospatial_Organisation Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation] (DIGO)".(Read more about the purpose of the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1011a/11bd053 bills digest].)
  • According to the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr4456_ems_9ceb49f4-f480-46d0-b136-dab5244c9ab5%22;rec=0 explanatory memorandum], this bill addresses the concerns highlighted in the inaugural National Security Statement in 2008. That statement identified the need for national security agencies to form a closer relationship through information sharing in order to address contemporary security issues. This need was further highlighted by the failed terrorist attack on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Airlines_Flight_253 Northwest Airlines Flight 253] on 25 December 2009.
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read the exact wording of Senator Ludlam's amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1 here].
  • * [2] Read more about the purpose of the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1011a/11bd053 bills digest].
senate vote 2011-03-02#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-15 11:52:18

Title

  • Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 — In Committee
  • Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 — In Committee - ASIO's annual report (access to information)

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Ludlam&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1 amendment] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Scott_Ludlam&mpc=Senate&house=senate Scott Ludlam], which means that it was rejected.
  • This amendment would have required certain additional information to be reported in the annual report of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation Australian Security Intelligence Organisation] ('ASIO'). This information would have included:
  • * the total number of requests made during the year for co-operation and assistance;
  • * the name of each body which made a request; and
  • * a summary of the purpose or purposes for which each request was made.[1]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4456%22 bill] was introduced "to facilitate increased cooperation, assistance and information sharing in areas of key national security by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Security_Intelligence_Organisation Australian Security Intelligence Organisation] (ASIO), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Secret_Intelligence_Service Australian Secret Intelligence Service] (ASIS), the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Signals_Directorate Defence Signals Directorate] (DSD) and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_Imagery_and_Geospatial_Organisation Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation] (DIGO)".[2]
  • According to the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr4456_ems_9ceb49f4-f480-46d0-b136-dab5244c9ab5%22;rec=0 explanatory memorandum], this bill addresses the concerns highlighted in the inaugural National Security Statement in 2008. That statement identified the need for national security agencies to form a closer relationship through information sharing in order to address contemporary security issues. This need was further highlighted by the failed terrorist attack on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Airlines_Flight_253 Northwest Airlines Flight 253] on 25 December 2009.
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read the exact wording of Senator Ludlam's amendment [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2011-03-02.54.1 here].
  • * [2] Read more about the purpose of the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1011a/11bd053 bills digest].