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Defence, ASIO team up to stamp out extremist recruits seeking military training

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated November 1 2021 - 8:10pm, first published 6:30pm
ASIO director-general Mike Burgess (left) with Chief of the Defence Force General Angus Campbell (inset). Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong, Dion Georgopoulos

Australia's domestic spy chief has warned racist, violent extremists are seeking to gain military training, prompting a new information sharing agreement with the Australian Defence Force.

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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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