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Is Edward Snowden a person of interest to Australia's Customs and Border Protection?

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
SENATE QUESTION

(Question No. 20)

Senator Scott Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, upon notice, on 12 November 2013:

Is United States citizen Mr Edward Snowden listed on the Department of Immigration and Citizenship movement alert list as a non-citizen of concern.

Senator Cash - The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

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Metadata definition ‘contestable’

Australian Greens Communications spokesperson Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam. 3 December 2013.

Today in Senate Question Time, Senator Ludlam asked the Attorney General whether he would assist the Prime Minister to understanding what meant by the term metadata.

"His answer could be construed as a deliberate attempt to ensure that the general public ends up as confused as the Liberal Party," said Australian Greens Communications spokesperson Senator Ludlam.

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Order for production of NBN Co Strategic Review

 

SENATOR LUDLAM

Order for production of documents

I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that -

The Senate orders that there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Communications no later than noon on Monday 9 December 2013 the Strategic Review of the rollout of the National Broadband Network conducted by NBN Co and due to be provided to the government on Monday 2 December 2013.

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