Critical Infrastructure Centre

The Critical Infrastructure Centre, located within the Department of Home Affairs, works across all levels of government, and with owners and operators to identify and manage the risks to Australia’s critical infrastructure.

Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Systems of National Significance

Following initial consultation on reforms to protect critical infrastructure and systems of national significance, the Department of Home Affairs is now seeking your views on an Exposure Draft of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 and accompanying draft Explanatory Document.

We are also seeking your views on the Exposure Draft of the Intelligence Services Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) and the accompanying Explanatory Statement. The Regulations support the operation of the Bill’s assistance and cooperation measures.

Consultation closes at 5pm (AEDT) on Friday, 27 November 2020. For further information, please click here.