The Government has introduced legislation to strengthen the partnership between government and the telecommunication industry in order to protect telecommunications networks.

15 November 2016

The Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 enhances the existing security framework to identify and respond to national security threats.

The Bill is the result of extensive public consultation and responds to a number of recommendations made by the telecommunications industry.

The Government will refer the Bill to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security for public inquiry.