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Current Public Hearing

Review into the operation of section 22 of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 (Cth) as it applies in the ‘Alan Johns’ matter (a pseudonym).

Date: Wednesday 9 June, 2021
Time: 9:15 am start (doors will open from 8:45 am)
Location: Hotel Realm (National Ballroom 4) 18 National Circuit Barton, Canberra

The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) Grant Donaldson will hold a public hearing as part of his review into the operation of Part 3 Division 1, which includes section 22, of the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 (the NSI Act), as emerged in the ‘Alan Johns’ matter.

The INSLM has initiated this review pursuant to section 6(1)(b) of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Act 2010 (Cth) (INSLM Act), having regard to section 9 of the Act.

Please refer to the current reviews page for further details regarding this review, including submissions which have been provided to the INSLM’s inquiry.

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Members of the public and media organisations are welcome to attend the public hearing.

Due to COVID restrictions, numbers will be limited in the room.  To meet COVID requirements, if you would like to attend the public hearing you MUST register with the INSLM office by COB Monday 7 June, either by phone on 02 6141 4590 or via email INSLM@inslm.gov.au.

Livestream

You can view the Public Hearing live on Vimeo.