Opinion

Clive Williams | Terror attacks: when what's probable becomes possible

By Clive Williams
November 30 2022 - 5:30am
ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess on Monday. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

The announcement by ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess that the Australian terrorism threat level has been lowered from "Probable" to "Possible" (the five levels being "Certain", "Expected", "Probable", "Possible", and "Not Expected") is a courageous one given that, internationally, many Islamist extremist incidents have taken place over the Christmas period.