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2017 Independent Intelligence Review, vii, viii, 43

A

abbreviations, 99

Acting Assistant Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, 50

Activity performance see under performance

address and contact details, inside front cover

Administrative Appeals Tribunal, 3, 44

administrative tribunal decisions (external scrutiny), 52

advertising and market research, 89

agency capability reviews, 52

AGO see Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO)

analytic independence (DIO), 11, 32

analytic independence (ONA), 11, 32

analytic tradecraft, 15

ANAO see Australian National Audit Office

annual performance statement, 8

annual report availability, inside front cover

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Act 2006, 33

Archives Act 1983, 3

ASD see Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)

ASIO see Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)

ASIS see Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS)

Assistant Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, 50

assumed identities, 33

Attorney-General, 4, 19

Attorney-General's Guidelines under ASIO Act, 21

Audit Committee, 50, 51, 54

Auditor-General see Australian National Audit Office

audits

ANAO report on financial statements, 52

internal audit, 54

AusTender, 56

AUSTRAC see Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)

Australian Citizenship Act 2007, 21

Australian citizenship, cessation of, 21 see also Australian persons

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, viii, 18

Australian Federal Police, viii, 18

Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO)

AUSTRAC information access and use, 34

complaints, 36

Director's approvals and reports, 31

inspections of, 30–2

intelligence on Australian persons, 31

Ministerial authorisations, 31

privacy rules compliance, viii, 31

public interest disclosures, 40

role and functions, 5

Australian Human Rights Commission, 39, 47

Australian Information Commissioner, 3, 44, 52

Australian Intelligence Community see intelligence agencies

Australian National Audit Office, 2

access clauses in contracts, 56

audit report, 52

Australian persons

definition in ISA, viii

intelligence collection on, 23, 24, 25–6, 28, 29, 31, 32

presumption of nationality, 23, 26

risk to, 19

see also privacy rules compliance

Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS)

assumed identities, 33

AUSTRAC information access and use, 33–4

complaints, 36, 37, 39

cooperation with foreign liaisons, 24

inspections of, 14, 24–7

intelligence on Australian persons, 24, 25–6

Ministerial authorisations, 24–5

presumption of nationality, 26

privacy rules compliance, viii, 26

public interest disclosures, 40

review of operational files, 26

role and functions, 4

weapons use and issues, 27

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)

analytic tradecraft, 15

assumed identities, 33

Attorney-General's Guidelines, 21

AUSTRAC information access and use, 34

complaints, 36, 37, 38, 39

foreign liaisons information exchange, 19, 39

human source management, 15

information exchange, 18, 19

inspections of, 14–22

investigative activities, 15

journalist information warrants, 17

Ministerial submissions, 19, 20

online investigative activities, 21

protection of complainant information, 22

public interest disclosures, 40, 42

questioning and detention warrants, 17

role and functions, 4, 14

security assessments, 19, 20

Special Intelligence Operations, 18

surveillance devices, 21

taxation information access, 19

telecommunications data and interception warrants, 16–18, 22

use of force, 17

warrants, 16–17

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979, 4, 13

Attorney-General's Guidelines, 21

breaches of, 16, 20

foreign liaison, 19, 39

Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), vii

AUSTRAC information access and use, 34

complaints, 36, 37

compliance incident reports, 29–30

cyber activities, 30

inquiries relating to, vii, 12

inspections of, 27–30

intelligence on Australian persons, 28

Ministerial authorisations, 28

presumption of nationality, 29

privacy rules compliance, viii, 29

public interest disclosures, 40, 41, 42

role and functions, 5

telecommunications interception, 28

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), viii, 32, 33–4

Australians see Australian persons

B

Blight, Jake, 50, 51

C

citizenship, cessation of, 21 see also Australian persons

citizenship-related complaints, 36, 37

coercive powers, 9

Commonwealth Disability Strategy, 57

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 reporting requirements, 87

Commonwealth Indigenous Procurement Policy, 56

Commonwealth Ombudsman, 37, 42, 47–8, 52

Commonwealth Procurement Rules, 56

Commonwealth Risk Management Policy, 51

community, OIGIS engagement with, vii, 45–6

complaints handling

'contacts' versus 'complaints', 35

employment-related delay complaints, 38

IGIS function and powers, vii, 2, 35

non-visa related, 36, 37–8

other contacts with the office, 38

performance summary, 35–6

protecting complainant information, 22

recruitment complaints, 38, 39

statistics, 36

timeliness, 36, 37

visa security assessment related, 36, 37

see also inquiries

consultants, 56

contact details, inside front cover

'contacts' versus 'complaints' see complaints handling

contracts, 56

corporate and operational planning, 50–1, 54

corporate plan, 3, 13

risk management plan, 51, 54

corporate governance, 50–2

Crimes Act 1914, 33

cross-agency inspections, 33–4 see also inspections

cyber activities (ASD), 30

D

Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation (DIGO) see Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO)

Defence intelligence agencies, 5

Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO)

AUSTRAC information access and use, 32, 34

complaints, 36, 37

inquiries relating to, vii, 11, 32

inspections of, 32

privacy guidelines compliance, 32

public interest disclosures, 40

role and functions, 5

Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) see Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)

Department of Defence, 5

First Principles Review, 32

see also Minister for Defence

Department of Immigration and Border Protection, viii, 18, 37

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, 51, 87–88

Deputy Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, 50, 51

detention warrants see questioning and detention warrants

DIO see Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO)

disability reporting, 57

dual citizenship, 21

E

ecologically sustainable development, 87–88

emergency authorisations, 24–5, 28

employment frameworks, 54

enterprise agreements, 54

entity resource statement and resources for outcome, 61–2

environmental performance, 87–88

ethical standards, 51

exchange of information

between Australian agencies, 18

with foreign liaisons, 19, 24, 39

exempt contracts, 56

expert evidence, 3

F

financial intelligence information, 33–4

financial performance summary, 60–3

financial statements, 52, 64–83

firearms see weapons use and issues

Five Eyes countries Intelligence Oversight and Review Council, vii, 48

force, use of, 16, 17

foreign liaisons, 19, 24, 39

fraud control, iii, 51

Freedom of information Act 1982, 3

exempt documents, 44

OIGIS as exempt agency, 56, 57

functions see roles and functions

G

general public, OIGIS engagement with, vii, 45–6

geospatial intelligence agency see Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO)

glossary, 99

government agencies, liaison with, 47–8

Guidelines to Protect the Privacy of Australian Persons, 32

H

human resources management, 53–5 see also staff

human rights and discrimination matters, 39 see also Australian Human Rights Commission

human source operations, 4, 15, 26

I

identities, assumed, 33

imagery intelligence see Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO)

Independent Intelligence Review 2017, vii, viii, 43

Indigenous businesses, 56

Information Commissioner see Australian Information Commissioner

Information Publication Scheme, 56

information security authority see Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)

inquiries, vii

acceptance of recommendations by agencies, 12

employment of persons for a particular inquiry, 52

IGIS function and powers, 2

performance discussion, 9–13

statistics, 10

timeliness, 11

inquiries by parliamentary committees see parliamentary committees

inspections, vii–viii

AGO activities, 14, 30–2

ASD activities, 14, 27–30

ASIO activities, 14–22

ASIS activities, 14, 24–7

AUSTRAC access and use, 33–4

cross-agency inspections, 33–4

DIO activities, 14, 32

IGIS function and powers, 2, 13

ONA activities, 14, 32

performance summary, 13–14

see also names of agencies

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

jurisdiction, viii

powers, 9

presentations, 46

purpose, 3

review of year, vii–viii

role and functions, 2, 9, 13, 33, 35, 41

statutory officer, 50

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986, iii, vi, 2, 8

objects of the Act, 3

section 8(1)(d) or 8(3)(c) inquiries, 11

section 8(2) inquiries, 12

subsection 32(3) employment, 52

intelligence agencies, 4–5

AUSTRAC information access and use, 33–4

complaints, 35–8

cross-agency inspections, 33–4 see also inspections

IGIS engagement with, 45–6

IGIS jurisdiction, vii, viii, 2

limits on functions, 22

Ministerial authorisations, 2

privacy rules, viii, 23, 26, 29, 31, 32

public interest disclosures, 40–2

recruitment complaints, 38, 39

see also names of agencies

Intelligence Services Act 2001, 13

'Australian person' determination, viii

breaches of, 24, 31

limits on intelligence agencies' functions, 22

privacy rules, 23 see also privacy rules compliance

section 13B notices, 25–6

training, 31, 32

internal audit, 54

international engagement, vii, 48

Internet home page, inside front cover

J

journalist information warrants, 17

judicial decisions, 52

jurisdiction, viii

L

legal advice, incorrect, 12, 30

legislative framework (purposes), 3, 13

letter of transmittal, iii

liaising with other accountability or integrity agencies, 47–8

M

market research, 87

memoranda of understanding

ASIO/AUSTRAC, 34

IGIS/ATO, 19

IGIS/AUSTRAC, 33

IGIS/Ombudsman, 47

metadata collection, 17

Minister for Defence, 5, 28, 29, 31

Minister for Foreign Affairs, 4, 24

ministerial and other authorisations to collect intelligence, 22, 24–5, 28, 31

Ministerial submissions

ASD, 28

ASIO, 19, 20

ASIS, 24, 25

N

National Disability Strategy, 57

nationality, presumption of, 23, 26, 29

non-salary benefits, 54

notifiable incidents (WHS), 87

O

Office of National Assessments Act 1977, 13

Office of National Assessments (ONA)

AUSTRAC information access and use, 34

complaints, 36

inquiries relating to, vii, 11, 32

inspections of, 32

privacy guidelines compliance, 32

public interest disclosures, 40

role and functions, 4–5

Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, 2, 3 see also Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

oleoresin capsicum spray (pepper spray), 27

Ombudsman, 37, 42, 47–8, 52

ONA see Office of National Assessments (ONA)

online investigative activities, 21

operational files (ASIS), review of, 26

operational planning (OIGIS), 50–1, 54

organisational profile, 53

organisational structure, 50

outcome and program, 3

outreach program see presentations and outreach

P

parliamentary committees

IGIS submissions and appearances, 17, 43

scrutiny of IGIS, 52

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, vii, viii, 2, 17, 21, 43

pepper spray (oleoresin capsicum spray), 27

performance

annual performance statement, 8

financial performance summary, 60–3

performance criteria map, 84–5

performance summaries, 9–10, 13–14, 35–6, 40, 43, 44, 45, 47

results at a glance, 8

results discussion:

Activity 1, Inquiries, 9–12

Activity 2, Inspections, 13–34

Activity 3, Responding to complaints, 35–9

Activity 4, Public Interest Disclosures, 40–2

Activity 5, Advice to parliamentary committees and others, 43

Activity 6, Evidence to the AAT and the Australian Information Commissioner, 44

Activity 7, Engagement with the intelligence agencies and the public, 45–6

Activity 8, Liaising with other accountability or integrity agencies, 47–8

performance pay, 55

personal security see protective security

plans and planning (OIGIS), 50–1, 54

corporate plan, 3, 13

risk management plan, 51, 54

Portfolio Budget Statements, 3, 13

portfolio relationship, 2

presentations and outreach, 45–6

presumption of nationality, 23, 26, 29

Prime Minister, 2, 5

privacy rules, 23, 31, 32

privacy rules compliance, viii, 23, 26, 29, 31, 32

procurement, 56

protective security, 51

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, iii, vi, 8, 51

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013, 3, 40, 41

Public Interest Disclosure matters, vii, 35, 40–2, 48

Public Service Act 1999, section 24(1) determinations, 51, 54

purchasing, 56

purpose, 3

Q

questioning and detention warrants, 17

R

record keeping, 15, 18, 19, 26, 27, 33–4

recruitment complaints, 38, 39

remuneration

non-salary benefits, 54

performance pay, 55

salary scale, 86

SES, 51

resources for outcome, 61–2

risk management, 51

Risk Management Plan, 51, 54

roles and functions

IGIS, 2, 9, 13, 33, 35, 41

intelligence agencies, 4–5

Rules to Protect the Privacy of Australians, 29, 31

S

salary scale, 86

section 24(1) determinations, 51, 54

security (OIGIS), 51

security assessments by ASIO, 19

complaints, 37, 38

security clearances (OIGIS staff), 54

Senate Estimates committees, vii, 43

Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration, 43

Senior Executive Service (SES) officers, 51

senior management committees, 50

signals intelligence see Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)

small business participation in procurement, 56

social media, 21

Special Intelligence Operations, 18

staff

average staffing level, 62

employment arrangements, 51, 52, 54

gender balance, 53

non-salary benefits, 54

numbers and profile, 53

salary scale, 86

training and development, 55

Stone, Hon Margaret, 2, 50 see also Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

study assistance scheme, 55

submissions by IGIS to inquiries and reviews, 17, 43

submissions to Ministers see Ministerial submissions

surveillance devices, 21

T

Taxation Administration Act 1953 (TAA), 19

taxation information, 19

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 (TIA Act)

ASD compliance, 12, 29–30

ASIO compliance, 16

breaches of, 12, 16, 29–30

telecommunications data, 18

telecommunications interception, 12, 16, 29–30

timeliness

complaints handling, 36, 37

inquiries, 11

training and development (OIGIS), 55

U

use of force, 16, 17

V

visa security assessment processes, 19

complaints, 36, 37

W

warrants (ASIO), 16–17

weapons use and issues (ASIS), 27

website address, inside front cover

whistleblower protection scheme see Public Interest Disclosure matters

Willing, Annette, 50

work health and safety (OIGIS), 87

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