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ASIO to vet MPs for China influence

December 5, 2018 - 11:00 -- Admin

Bravo, via Domain: South Australian Centre Alliance senator Rex Patrick is seeking to overturn a decades-long convention in Australia that ministers, assistant ministers and parliamentary secretaries – unlike their staff and public servants – are exempt from security checks before accessing classified government material. …Importantly, the security services would not be able to veto ministerial

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