Australia’s foreign interference legislation was drafted under the administration of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2017-18. Photo: AAP Image via AP
Australia’s foreign interference legislation was drafted under the administration of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2017-18. Photo: AAP Image via AP
Tony Walker
Opinion

Opinion

Tony Walker

What can Singapore learn from Australia’s foreign interference countermeasures?

  • Australia has three pieces of legislation to curb foreign interference, but has found it difficult to investigate and even more challenging to prosecute
  • Singapore’s proposed law goes further than Australia’s by including provisions covering social media

Australia’s foreign interference legislation was drafted under the administration of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2017-18. Photo: AAP Image via AP
Australia’s foreign interference legislation was drafted under the administration of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2017-18. Photo: AAP Image via AP
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