This general view shows the Australian Embassy in Bangkok on Saturday. AFP
Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed that Royal Thai Police had arrested a local former staff member last month.
"The welfare and privacy of all staff remains a priority for the department and we continue to provide appropriate support," a department spokesman said in a statement to AFP.
The spokesman declined to comment further on the ongoing legal matter.
Khemmarin Hassiri, commander of the foreign affairs division of the Royal Thai Police, said that the Australian embassy filed a complaint against a man on January 6. Thai police said the investigation was ongoing.
It's unclear how long the cameras had been in the bathroom, with the matter only coming to light after a camera SD card was found on the bathroom floor last year, according to a report by ABC Australia.
The incident represented a serious security breach, an Australian defence and foreign policy expert told AFP.
"If security was lax enough to allow devices like cameras to be installed anywhere within a secure area, it suggests it's not tight enough to keep the embassy secure," Hugh White, Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at the Australian National University, said.
Australian police on Tuesday arrested three men accused of links to Daesh over an alleged plot to attack police stations, embassies and defence facilities in central Sydney. The men — aged 20, 23 and 30 — were arrested
Two high-profile Australian journalists fled China overnight, fearing they faced arrest as political “pawns” and the latest victims of Beijing’s targeted repression of foreign media.
One of three Australians recently revealed to be detained in Iran was identified by her family on Saturday as a Melbourne University lecturer.
An inspection of two boxes that had arrived at a Sydney gateway facility from Canada in early May, found a crystal-like substance that tested positive to methamphetamine (ice), Australian Border Force (ABF) said in a statement.
The firm, Znera Space, which specialises in radical architectural marvels, said that a giant ring-like structure known as the Downtown Circle will encircle the Burj Khalifa.
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