Public Statements

Foreign espionage: An Australian perspective – 10 May 2022  
To mark the 70th anniversary, ASIS Director-General Paul Symon addressed the Lowy Institute on the past, present and future of foreign espionage from an Australian perspective.

The ASIS Interviews by ASPI – 28 September 2020 – 8 October 2020 
A four-part interview series with ASIS’s Director-General who talks about the purposes and principles of ASIS and spying in the 21st century.

Qantas Travel Insider – 12 December 2019
ASIS's Director-General speaks about leadership, and how he protects secrets and his employees.

Australia in the World Podcast – 25 July 2019
In his first ever interview since appointed as Director-General of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, Paul Symon provides insight into the unique organisation.

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