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Government seeks eased restrictions for ASIO over foreign threat

Finn McHugh
By Finn McHugh
August 25 2021 - 6:30pm
ASIO boss Mike Burgess. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

ASIO will be able to monitor suspects onshore even when it's unsure whether they are Australian citizens, under a federal government proposal to expand the spy agency's powers.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.