Defence Intelligence Organisation

The Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO) provides intelligence assessment, advice and services to support the planning and conduct of the Australian Defence Force. DIO is part of the Department of Defence. DIO is recognised in section 29 of the Intelligence Services Act 2001, for the purposes of subjecting it to the review of certain matters by the Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. DIO is part of the department and is not created under a separate statute.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    G. Non-statutory function with separate branding

  • Established By / Under

    Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Canberra ACT

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