Mike Burges in a room with wire floor and acoustic padding. It's one of the most heavily guarded buildings in Australia. Though clad in glass, few ever get to see what happens within the Ben Chifley Building, an imposing structure overlooking Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin and the nation's Parliament. Inside the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, (ASIO), the domestic spy agency Prime Minister Chifley established in 1949, a major transformation is underway.

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