Defence
Australian Geo-spatial Intelligence Organisation (AGO) provides geospatial intelligence, from imagery and other sources, to support Australia's defence and national interests. AGO was formed by amalgamating the Australian Imagery Organisation, the Directorate of Strategic Military Geographic Information and the Defence Topographic Agency. On 2 December 2005, the functions of AGO were recognised in section 6B of the Intelligence Services Act 2001. AGO is part of the department and is not created under a separate statute.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non Statutory - Function w Separate Branding

  • Established By / Under

    Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    8 November 2000

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