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Thursday, 25 September 2014
Page: 7253

Senator XENOPHON (South Australia) (20:44): My final point involves witness K. It is a matter before the courts in relation to the alleged bugging of the East Timor cabinet room by ASIS. Witness K went to IGIS but did not get a satisfactory response. That is why he went to the media and is now facing criminal charges and a significant jail term.

Senator LEYONHJELM: Minister, if you, as minister, or a subsequent minister, or the director-general or the deputy director-general of ASIO were to disclose information about an SIO, would you or they have committed an offence under the bill?