Tag Archives: Mark Dreyfus

POLICE EAGER TO SHARE PHONE TAPS

Monday August 19 2013 – The nation’s top crime fighter says laws that prevent police sharing telephone intercept information with sporting bodies should be relaxed to expose corruption. “While ultimately a matter for government…there is potential and opportunity to relax … Continue reading

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“WE WERE IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME” – Sunday June 23 2013

– Six young Australians are about to be placed on Interpol’s most-wanted list as diplomatic tension mounts over a formal demand that they return to Peru and stand trial for murder. Melbourne trio Hugh and Tom Hanlon and Jessica Vo … Continue reading

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‘CONVICTED JIHADIST’ WARNING DROPPED – Saturday June 15 2013

– Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has cautioned politicians against playing politics with national security after Interpol withdrew murder charges against the Egyptian asylum seeker in immigration detention and hounded by the Coalition as a ‘convicted Jihadist terrorist’. The dramatic twist in … Continue reading

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POLICE FIND WAY TO REVEAL DIRT – Wednesday May 15 2013

– Police have identified a way they believe allows them to tip off the racing industry about dodgy jockeys, trainers and owners without breaking the law. And the AFL yesterday made an appeal to police to also tell it of … Continue reading

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FINE-TUNING PUSH ON TERROR LAWS – Tuesday May 14 2013

– The definition of a terrorist act should be tightened and ASIO’s powers reduced to maintain civil liberties, reviews of counter-terrorism law have found. But the federal government may overlook the recommendations in the wake of the Boston bombings and … Continue reading

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LAWMAN GROUNDED – Friday May 3 2013

– The nation’s top lawmaker has been ticked off for breaking flight rules in a high-flying phone drama. Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has issued a red-faced apology after Qantas called in the Australian Federal Police when he refused to turn off … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN POLICE ON GUARD FOR LONE WOLVES – Monday April 22 2013

– Radical lone wolf terrorists are a grave potential threat to Australia, AFP Commissioner Tony Negus said after the Boston bombings. The warnings from Australia’s top cop came as Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus claimed a radical Sydney cleric had changed his … Continue reading

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LEAK TO ASIO LED TO ARREST: ABC – Tuesday February 19 2013

– Suspected Australian-Israeli spy Ben Zygier is believed to have been arrested by his employer on suspicions he had informed Australia’s domestic intelligence agency of his work for Mossad, reports say. The ABC says it understands Mr Zygier met Australian … Continue reading

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