Anti-corruption watchdog has power to intercept WhatsApp, Signal messages: Mark Dreyfus

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated October 2 2022 - 2:53pm, first published 10:25am
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus during question time on Wednesday. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus during question time on Wednesday. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

The upcoming national anti-corruption watchdog will have the ability to peer into the encrypted messaging apps of politicians and public servants for its investigations, the country's top law officer has confirmed.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Politics and public sector reporter

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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