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Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) is an independent statutory office established in 1986 to ensure the legality and propriety of the Australian Intelligence Community’s (AIC) actions, investigate complaints and conduct reviews into AIC agencies and other Commonwealth departments involved in national security. The Inspector-General produces an annual report.

To ensure ASIO’s work is lawful, impartial and proportionate, the Inspector-General has full access to our files and material related to our use of special powers.