Under the Act, the INSLM is appointed on a part-time basis for a period not exceeding three years. The INSLM is eligible for reappointment once only. The INSLM's role is to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of Australia's counter-terrorism and national security legislation on an ongoing basis. This includes considering whether the laws contain appropriate safeguards for protecting the rights of individuals, remain proportionate to any threat of terrorism or threat to national security or both, and remain necessary

Further information

  • Type of Body

    U. Non-Government Body

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    Y. Non-Government

  • Creation Date

    2 July 2011

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