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Australian Research Council admits keeping 'sensitivity files' on academics

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated June 5 2021 - 9:24pm, first published 7:00pm
Labor senator Kim Carr. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The research council responsible for administering university grants has admitted it's been collecting sensitivity files on academics based on media reports along with information provided by intelligence agencies.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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