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Antiterrorism Legislation in Australia: A Proportionate Response to the Terrorist Threat?

Michaelsen, Christopher

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This article examines key provisions of Australia's antiterrorism legislation introduced in the aftermath of the 11 September attacks. Never before in history has Australia witnessed a comparable overhaul of national security legislation and the introduction of laws that significantly curtail civil liberties and fundamental freedoms. A question that thus needs to be addressed is whether or not Canberra's drastic legislative measures are justified by the severity of the terrorism threat to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/73905
Source: Studies in Conflict and Terrorism
DOI: 10.1080/10576100590950138

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