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Scott Morrison's national security rhetoric a 'textbook example' following AFP drug bust

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
June 9 2021 - 6:30pm
Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned a recent international crime bust was a good reason three national security bills needed to be passed into law. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A major international drug bust involving Australian authorities has prompted Prime Minister Scott Morrison to call for national security bills to be passed into law but a privacy expert is concerned politicians are using the publicity to push through proposals without proper debate.

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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.