Terrorist organisations list

Under Australian law, an organisation is listed as a terrorist organisation when it is directly or indirectly engaged in:

  • preparing
  • planning
  • assisting
  • fostering, or
  • advocating

a terrorist act (whether or not a terrorist act has occurred or will occur).

The terrorist organisations list can be found on the Australian National Security website.

Media releases issued by the Attorney-General about the listing or relisting of terrorist organisations can be found on the Attorney-General's Department website.


Obligations for reporting entities

It is an offence to:

  • direct the activities of
  • be a member of
  • recruit for
  • train for or receive training from
  • get funds to, from or for
  • provide support to, and
  • associate with

an organisation that has been listed as a terrorist organisation.

Last modified: 12/12/2014 10:18