Philip Dorling Parliament this week adopted new national security laws. Wise and necessary to keep us safe, or the slippery slope to a police state? Philip Dorling snoops through the data to find out whether ASIO...
David Wroe Australia is poised to install some of the toughest penalties in the world for disclosing the identity of an intelligence agent with the first raft of national security reforms set to pass Parliament.
David Wroe ASIO boss David Irvine is considering "very seriously" recommending that the nation's terrorism alert level be raised to "high", meaning that an attack is deemed likely.
Australian jihadists involved with 'worst of the worst' atrocities in Syria and Iraq, ASIO boss says
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Australia's top spy calls the current Middle East conflicts 'social media wars' and warns this could inspire young followers at home.
David Wroe Australia's top spy has launched an impassioned appeal to the nation's half a million Muslims not to mistake the Abbott government's counterterrorism push as "fighting Islam".
David Wroe David Irvine hits back at suggestions that Muslim leaders
Louise Hall, Daniel Flitton An Afghan man has successfully forced ASIO chief David Irvine to testify in a Sydney court in a bid to overturn a secret security assessment linking him to people smuggling.
Natalie O'brien A cyber attack that brought down the Australian Federal Police website late last year was part of a wider series of attacks on the organisation by a group suspected of also taking aim at the Royal...
The nation's domestic security organisation is to be given expanded powers to monitor Australians overseas, especially those fighting with extremist groups in Syria and Iraq.
Steve Lillebuen Psssst! Can you keep a secret?
Australia's top spy agency ASIO still cannot be certain when it will move into its imposing new headquarters.
David Stratton oblivious he's been cast as a spy: ASIO's vault shows its odd choice of surveillance targets
Rick Feneley A young and suave David Stratton visits the Soviet embassy in Canberra. Little does he know, but the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation is watching and records the occasion with this...
Rick Feneley A young David Stratton visits the Soviet embassy in Canberra, blissfully unaware that Australia's spy service is watching and snapping a photo.
Rick Feneley The plot to murder a federal minister at a Sydney television studio is one of the nation's great untold stories. It went like this.
Markus Mannheim, Michael Inman Australian spies illegally coerced a man into speaking with them and failed to inform him of his rights, a tribunal says.
Natalie O'Brien Australia's intelligence agencies have been monitoring phone calls, freezing bank accounts and making covert home visits to warn people donating money to Syrian war victims that they suspect the...
Tom Allard, National Affairs Editor Attorney-General George Brandis has given an extraordinary undertaking not to read highly sensitive documents seized by ASIO agents in a raid on East Timor's lawyer last year.
Tom Allard East Timor has called on the International Court of Justice to deliver a "clear, firm and severe" condemnation of Australia for using ASIO agents to raid the office of its Canberra-based lawyer.
Tom Allard Australia tells the Hague that East Timor's 'inflammatory' submissions to the court have 'impugned the integrity of the attorney-general of Australia'.
Tom Allard ASIO officers have allegedly detained a man and raided the office of a lawyer who claims that Australian spies bugged the cabinet room of East Timor's government during negotiations over oil and gas...