'Ideologically-motivated' extremism on rise for ASIO: Mike Burgess

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated May 25 2021 - 8:47pm, first published 8:30pm
ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess has said 'ideologically-motivated' extremism is now approaching half of the agency's caseloads. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Australia's domestic spy agency has warned ideologically-motivated extremism, including right-wing terrorism, is now approaching nearly half the organisation's investigations.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

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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