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Report of the Inquiry into  Australian Intelligence Agencies  

Annexes


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Annex C: Persons Interviewed by the Inquiry

This list covers persons interviewed formally and informally.

GOVERNMENT

The Hon. John Howard MP, Prime Minister
The Hon. Peter Costello MP, Treasurer
The Hon. Alexander Downer MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Senator the Hon. Robert Hill, Minister for Defence
The Hon. Philip Ruddock MP, Attorney-General
The Hon. Mark Vaile MP, Minister for Trade
Senator the Hon. Amanda Vanstone, Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

MEMBERS AND FORMER MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

The Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser AC CH
The Hon. Robert Hawke AC
The Hon. Paul Keating
The Hon. Kim C. Beazley MP
Senator Chris Evans
Senator Steve Hutchins
The Hon. David Jull MP
Senator Sandy Macdonald
Senator the Hon. Robert Ray
Mr Kevin Rudd MP

AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE

Mr Ron Bonighton AM, Deputy Secretary, Intelligence and Security, Department of Defence
Dr Ashton Calvert AC, Secretary, and staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Mr Ian Carnell, Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Mr Bill Farmer, Secretary, and staff of the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
Mr David Irvine, Director-General, and staff of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service
Commissioner Mick Keelty APM and staff of the Australian Federal Police
Mr Frank Lewincamp PSM, Director, and staff of the Defence Intelligence Organisation
Mr Les Luck, Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism
Mr Ian McKenzie, Director, and staff of Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation
Mr Stephen Merchant, Director, and staff of Defence Signals Directorate
Mr Paul O'Sullivan, Senior Adviser (International), Prime Minister's Office
Mr Dennis Richardson AO, Director-General, and staff of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
Dr Peter Shergold AM, Secretary, and staff of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Mr Richard Smith AO PSM, Secretary, and staff of the Department of Defence
Mr Peter Varghese, Director-General, and staff of Office of National Assessments

AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE

General Peter Cosgrove AC MC, Chief of the Defence Force
Rear Admiral Mark Bonser AO, former Commander Australian Theatre
Major General Mark Evans AM DSC, Deputy Chief, Joint Operations
Rear Admiral Raydon Gates, Maritime Commander, Australia
Major General Ken Gillespie AO DSC CSC, Land Commander, Australia
Air Marshal Angus Houston AM AFC, Chief of Air Force
Lieutenant General David Hurley AO DSC, Chief, Capability Development Group
Lieutenant General Peter Leahy AO, Chief of Army
Major General Duncan Lewis DSC CSC Special Operations Commander, Australia
Major General Maurie McNarn AO Commander, Training Command - Army
Brigadier Steve Meekin, Director-General, Scientific and Technical Analysis Branch, Defence Intelligence Organisation
Colonel Mike Norris, former J2 HQAST
Vice Admiral Chris Ritchie AO, Chief of Navy
Captain David Scott, J2 Headquarters Joint Operations
Air Vice Marshal Geoff Shepherd, Air Commander Australia
Vice Admiral Russ Shalders CSC, Vice Chief of the Defence Force
Brigadier Mike Silverstone CSC, Director-General, Intelligence Capability and Support to Operations Branch, Defence Intelligence Organisation
Colonel Lester Sutton, Commander, Joint Operations Intelligence Centre

FORMER APS, ADF AND OTHERS

General John Baker AC, former Chief of the Defence Force and former Director, Defence Intelligence Organisation
Professor Des Ball, Australian National University
Mr Bill Blick PSM, former Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Dr Richard Brabin-Smith AO, former Deputy Secretary for Strategic Policy and Chief Defence Scientist
Mr Martin Brady AO, former Director, Defence Signals Directorate and former Chairman, Defence Intelligence Board
Mr Michael Costello AO, former Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Major General Bill Crews AO (Retd) National President, Returned and Services League and former Director, Defence Intelligence Organisation
Dr Paul Dibb AM, Australian National University
Mr Ian Dudgeon, Principal, Ian Dudgeon and Associates Pty. Ltd.
Mr Robert Furlonger, former Director-General, Office of National Assessments
Dr Richard Gordon, former senior officer, Office of National Assessments
Mr Alan Gyngell, Director, Lowy Institute
Lord Brian Hutton Kt, PC
Mr Kim Jones AM, former Director-General, Office of National Assessments
Mr Neil James, Executive Director, Australian Defence Association
Mr Neil McInnes AM, former Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Mr Geoffrey Miller AO, former Director-General, Office of National Assessments
Mr Max Moore-Wilton AC, former Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Mr David Reese, former Deputy Director-General, Office of National Assessments
Mr David Sadleir AO, former Director-General, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
Mr Richard Smith AM, former Director-General, Office of National Assessments
Mr Allan Taylor AM, former Director-General, Australian Secret Intelligence Service
Dr Carl Ungerer, former Office of National Assessments officer
Mr Hugh White, Director, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Mr Richard Woolcott AC, Director, Australasia Centre, Asia Society

NOTE

In addition, members of the Secretariat visited London and Washington for discussions with intelligence agencies and commissions of inquiry.

 

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