Doubts on anti-terror security

Tuesday, 21 March 2006, 3:45 AM EST

It is impossible to know if a key computer system used by the Immigration Department after the September 11 attacks to stop terrorists entering the country worked properly, an Auditor General's report finds.

The department is unable to provide any data on its Advanced Passenger Processing system despite increased reliance on the application in border security over the past five years.

At Australian IT.

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