by Ganesh Sahathevan
Here however is a related issue which involves one M.Turnbull , currently Prime Minister of Australia,and intimately involved in the Major General's serial breaches of the Act: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-18/turnbull-confirms-asio-chief-called-mps/7041706
As mentioned,what was meant to be a defence and promotion of ASIO and Duncan Lewis by Rosie Lewis of The Australian has in fact led to further breaches of the ASIO Act 1979: http://realpolitikasia.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/asio-strikes-back-via-canberra-press_23.html
There seems to be a pattern here of certain persons acting in concert with sections of the Liberal Party,and I am referring to Steve Lewis and Utegate :
A POWERFUL Senate committee has cleared former Treasury official Godwin Grech of the serious charge of contempt - but shed fresh light on the relationship between the controversial public servant and Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull.
Treasury documents tabled last night contain references to previously undisclosed emails between Mr Grech and Mr Turnbull, and other correspondence, including one email where Mr Grech suggests he is ''doing some fund-raising for MT''.
The documents suggest Mr Turnbull effectively gave Mr Grech the green light to background News Ltd journalist Steve Lewis about the improper relationship which the official alleged existed between Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Brisbane car dealer John Grant.
an advisor to the lobby firm Newgate. The firm's services include media management and government relations.Steve's bio boasts of he having" built an extensive network across the political landscape and within the federal public service."Steve Lewis has gone on to work as
The MediaWatch investigation into Turnbull, Steve Lewis and Utegate is provided below. The similarities to Rosie Lewis's Duncangate are hard to miss but at least her father gave us scoops,news, and not poorly sourced promotional pieces: