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Office of National Intelligence

(ONI)
Prime Minister and Cabinet
The Office of National Intelligence (ONI), formally known as the Office of National Assessments, assesses and analyses international political, strategic and economic developments for the Prime Minister and senior ministers in the National Security Committee of Cabinet. ONI bases its assessments on information available to the Australian Government from all sources, both inside and outside the Government. It draws on information provided by other intelligence agencies, as well as diplomatic reporting, information and reporting from other government agencies, and material available from open sources such as news media and publications. ONI also consults broadly within government and with experts in other sectors.
Appropriations 146498000
Departmental expenses 129315000
Average staffing level 389

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Office of National Intelligence Act 2018

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes - but not tabled

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    GGS

  • Materiality

    Small

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency with Dual Staffing Powers

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Locked Bag 6310, Kingston ACT 2604

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