Recent incursions on Australia's free press have shown once again that, without a national bill of rights, liberty is treated cheaply in Australia.
A report obtained by Crikey via freedom of information indicates that the government agencies in charge of My Health Record could have easily anticipated public concerns.
Like it or not, the Queen is our head of state. The public has a right to know what our leaders are discussing with her.
Bureaucratic efforts to undermine Freedom of Information laws by insisting it prevents "frank and fearless advice" hurts democracy and further estranges the governing class from he electorate.
NSW public servants are attempting to keep a lid on documents about classification of the Adler A-110 shotgun.
Need to work out the kinks of "Send Bill to Jail" campaign ... power play ... Abbott's jacket offensive ...
Alan Tudge says he does in fact have legal advice to say he was allowed to release a Centrelink recipient's private information. And no, you cannot see it.
The Australian Taxation Office has been told it should process an freedom of information request hosted on transparency website Right to Know.