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Our Purpose

 ASIO exists to protect Australians and their interests from serious threats to their security Counter terrorism and the promotion of communal violence Counter serious threats to Australia's border integrityProvide protective security advice to government and business Counter espionage , foreign interference and malicious insidersCollect foreign intelligence in Australia 1 harnessing our unique intelligence capabilities, partnerships and partner information 2 Applying rigorous data-driver analysis contextualised with our deep subject matter expertise 3 to anticipate threats and produce trusted and actionable advice to protect Australia