Appointment of Director-General of Security

Date of Speech: 8 August 2019

The Governor-General has accepted the Government’s recommendation to appoint Mr Mike Burgess, Director-General ASD, to lead the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) as Director-General of Security.

Read the media release from the Prime Minister's website.

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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