This is in connection to how Australian government secrets are handled.

The raid comes the day after Australian Federal Police raided the home of News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst in connection with a 2018 story she authored concerning top-secret plans to expand surveillance of Australian citizens.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday said whe was not troubled by a federal police raid on the home Ms Smethurst, arguing all Australians must abide by national security laws.