Domestic and international partners

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) works closely with Australian and international partners.

National Intelligence Community

ASD is a member of the National Intelligence Community. Each of these Australian Government agencies performs a role that protects Australia and its national interests nationally and internationally:

Organisation chart showing that ASD is one of ten agencies in the National Intelligence Community (ACIC, AFP, AGO, ASD, ASIO, ASIS, AUSTRAC, Home Affairs, DIO, ONI)

International partners

The UKUSA Agreement established the following nations as allies. Australia benefits immeasurably from ASD’s partnership with:


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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea and communities. We pay our respects to them, their cultures and their Elders; past, present and emerging. We also recognise Australia's First Peoples' enduring contribution to Australia's national security.

Authorised by the Australian Government, Canberra