Category Archives: ASIO

Senator Rhiannon’s speech in parliament on whistleblower inquiry’s refusal to accept submissions critical of ASIO

HANSARD Tuesday, 15 August 2017 THE SENATE 94 CHAMBER SPEECH Date Tuesday, 15 August 2017 Source Senate Page 94 Proof Yes Questioner Responder Speaker Rhiannon, Sen Lee Question No. Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (21:10): Mr John Wilson made a … Continue reading

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Australian parliamentary inquiry into whistleblower protections rejects revised submission critical of ASIO. No reason provided.

John Wilson PO Box XXXX Greenwich NSW 2065 8 June 2017 Committee Secretary Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services PO Box 6100 Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 By email: corporations.joint@aph.gov.au RE: Revised submission to the inquiry into whistleblower … Continue reading

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Mining in the Jungles of West Papua

July 2017 “Every age, every culture, every custom and tradition has its own character, its own weakness and its own strength, its beauties and cruelties; it accepts certain sufferings as matters of course, puts up patiently with certain evils. Human … Continue reading

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UNHRC documents ASIO abuse of whistleblowers (UNHRC report link below). Despite this, parliamentary inquiry into whistleblowers refuses to accept and release submissions critical of ASIO.

From: John Wilson [mailto:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:47 AM To: ‘xxxxxxxxxxxxx, xxxxxxxx (Senator)’ Subject: FW: Australian parliamentary inquiry into whistleblowers withholds key information from public: Dear Senator XXXXXXXXXX, Thank you for your earlier emailed comments. Unfortunately the Committee … Continue reading

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The FBX Blog: The FBI (and ASIO) stole my girlfirend [updated Feb 2015]

The following memoirs are based on the author’s records and recollection of the events depicted. The author has taken all reasonable steps to verify his recollection against contemporaneous records. It is, however, possible that he has misremembered or misinterpreted some … Continue reading

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Australia’s captive regulators are paper tigers: The Inspector General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS)

Contents Overview – Catch 22……………….1 What kind of oversight system exists under IGIS’s watch?…….. 3 Five nations: Five-Eyes – a dismal case of oversight failure………….. 5 A personal account: the nightmare of dealing with IGIS. ……………..7 Fear and favours: ASIO, … Continue reading

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Hoover, the NSA and the Art of Blackmail

Contents The Banyan Tree and Realpolitik. 1 Who really runs America?. 1 Hoovers’ legacy: establishing the tools of a police state. 3 Leaks and Power 3 Privacy and Power 4 The Banyan Tree and Realpolitik Who really runs America? The … Continue reading

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