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Our corrupted system does far more damage than any foreign agent

Jack Waterford
By Jack Waterford
Updated July 1 2021 - 4:17pm, first published October 23 2020 - 4:00pm
ASIO director-general Mike Burgess. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The director general of ASIO, Mike Burgess, is proposing to write a letter to all parliamentarians warning them of the risk that some of the people blowing in their ear may be agents of a foreign power (ASIO code for China) or acting at the direction of spymasters in a foreign government (ditto).

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Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.

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