New Independent National Security Legislation Monitor appointed


The Attorney-General for Australia, the Hon Christian Porter MP, today announced that Mr Grant Donaldson SC would be appointed Australia's acting Independent National Security Legislation Monitor.

Mr Donaldson will be appointed for an initial period of three months while preparatory arrangements for his permanent appointment are made.

The Attorney-General also thanked the outgoing Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Dr James Renwick CSC SC for his valuable contribution in reviewing Australia’s national security and counter-terrorism laws, over the course of his term.

The Attorney-General's media release is available here.

The Law Council of Australia has welcomed the appointment of Mr Grant Donaldson SC in a media statement released earlier today.

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