Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

Location
One National Cir, Barton ACT 2600
Postal Address
PO Box 6181, Kingston ACT 2604
Enquiries
(02) 6271 5692
Fax
(02) 6271 5696
Email
info@igis.gov.au
Website
http://www.igis.gov.au
 
 

Provides independent review of the activities of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation, Australian Secret Intelligence Service, Defence Signals Directorate, Defence Intelligence Organisation and Office of National Assessments to ensure that these agencies act legally and with propriety, comply with ministerial guidelines and directives and respect human rights. The office was established in 1987 by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986. The Inspector-General can act independently to initiate inquiries or in response to a complaint. The Inspector-General can also undertake an inquiry in response to a reference from a Minister.

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  • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

    Dr Vivienne Thom

    Location
    One National Cir, Barton ACT 2600
    Postal Address
    PO Box 6181, Kingston ACT 2604
    Telephone
    (02) 6271 5692
    Fax
    (02) 6271 5696
     
     
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