Security agencies will gain greater access to encrypted messages after a Labor backdown allowed the Federal Government to pass its legislation on Parliament's final sitting day.
Scott Morrison faces pushback in his quest to have new encryption legislation passed by the end of the final sitting week of the year, while the prospect of a High Court referral hangs over his colleague Peter Dutton in what will be a testing week for the minority Government.
The Federal Government is about to introduce laws allowing officers from the Australian Secret Intelligence Service to use "reasonable force" during overseas missions.
The head of Australia's most secretive electronic spy agency reveals Australia's "entire" emerging 5G mobile communications network could have been threatened.
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, who was cleared a decade ago of leaking a top-secret report on Iraq to News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt, loses a two-year legal fight to hide a transcript of his interview with police investigating the infamous intelligence breaches.
Australia's most decorated soldier is accused of carrying out numerous unlawful killings and assaults, according to documents lodged in the Federal Court. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT.
Australia's most decorated soldier has responded to allegations in a defence document in defamation proceedings before the Federal Court. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT.
A secret ASIO bulletin leaked to the media warns of possible violence in the Palestinian territories if Australia publicly considers moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem — which Scott Morrison announced the day after receiving the bulletin.