A Victoria police detective has been accused of a "colossal level of naivety" by discussing an upcoming terror raid with The Australian's Cameron Stewart.
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AFP counter-terrorism tsar Steve Lancaster has told a court that he undertook a "I'll show you mine if you show me yours" process with The Australian's Cameron Stewart to negotiate the terms of an anti-terror drop.
The Australian's Cameron Stewart claims ex-police chief Simon Overland presided over the "police politics" that in his view was behind the OPI's decision to pursue criminal charges against a junior source.
Amid a torrid exchange between The Australian's Cameron Stewart and Bill Stuart, for Artz, Stuart repeatedly pressed the journalist to broadly disclose his sources among Australia’s key counter-terrorism agencies.
The Victoria Police officer charged with leaking details of an anti-terror raid to The Australian’s Cameron Stewart “dotted the Is and crossed the Ts”, the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court heard today.
Ex-police spinner Nicole McKechnie warned the AFP a botched plan to distribute copies of The Australian exposing an anti-terror raid the morning it occurred was flawed.
The Victoria Police officer charged with leaking to The Australian's Cameron Stewart receives a glowing character reference from ex-colleagues at a committal hearing.
It is impossible to separate the extraordinary behaviour of News Limited editor Paul Whittaker, revealed in the Melbourne Magistrates Court yesterday without also considering the context of media power in Australia.