Topic archives: whistleblower protection

Hinch’s Senate Diary: remember, the longer you live, the sooner you die

December 15, 2016 9

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Australia’s whistlebower protections lag in private sector, national security

Australia’s whistlebower protections lag in private sector, national security

September 10, 2014 12

A new report shows we're in the back of the pack when it comes to protecting whistleblowers in the private sector and on national security.

Frances Abbott leak reveals legal blackhole for whistleblowers

Frances Abbott leak reveals legal blackhole for whistleblowers

August 8, 2014 10

Experts say the case against the alleged whistleblower in "Daughtergate" is a good example of why comprehensive whistleblower protection is a very important issue for Australia.

Talk about corruption

August 1, 2013 7

Crikey readers have their say about the Eddie Obeid verdict, protection for whistleblowers and more money for less Coke.

You better be careful blowing the whistle — new laws have holes

You better be careful blowing the whistle — new laws have holes

July 30, 2013 12

New legislation makes it safer for good citizens to blow the whistle on corruption. But there are plenty of traps for inexperienced players, writes former whistleblower Brendan Jones.

Parliament did some work this week: whistleblower bill a milestone

Parliament did some work this week: whistleblower bill a milestone

June 28, 2013 5

Amid all the politics in Parliament this week, there was some actual work being done. Digital whistleblowing academic Suelette Dreyfus looks at the new whistleblower legislation, which is a good first step.

Media giants unite to blow the whistle on source protection

Media giants unite to blow the whistle on source protection

May 1, 2013 5

News Limited, Fairfax and other big media companies say the government's proposed whistleblower laws need major changes. It's brought them together to fight for whistleblower protection.

Labor’s whistleblower bill just window dressing without change

Labor’s whistleblower bill just window dressing without change

March 26, 2013 9

The federal government has put forward long-awaited legal protections for whistleblowers, but experts have told Crikey there are too many holes in the legislation.

Outsourcing the public interest won’t fix flawed media reform

March 20, 2013 7

The government's deal to save its public interest test -- give a panel of "eminent persons" the right to make decisions -- won't fix the basic problems of protecting media diversity.

Media dooms Faulkner’s ambitious transparency agenda

Media dooms Faulkner’s ambitious transparency agenda

December 5, 2012 12

John Faulkner's agenda for political transparency has been ignored in favour of his comments on NSW Labor, but it's in the media's interests to gain transparency. Why turn a blind eye?