Commonwealth Ombudsman Michael Manthorpe says metadata laws need work

Sally Whyte
Updated July 20 2019 - 11:13am, first published July 17 2019 - 12:00am

Law enforcement agencies are deleting metadata obtained in investigations before the Commonwealth Ombudsman has the chance to inspect it because of gaps in legislation.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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