Australia's transport minister has assured Australia that no employees at SYD have any terrorist links. The assurance comes after unions claimed many airport contract workers still access restricted areas without undergoing full background checks. A secret Australian Customs Service report, completed last September, found some airport workers have been involved in drug smuggling and stealing, while some could pose a terrorist threat. 39 security screeners out of 500 at the airport had serious criminal convictions.
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[Edited 2005-05-31 14:07:17]