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Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

From underworld killings to high-level corruption scandals, here are some of the biggest stories which have been gagged by Victoria's suppression order regime.

Suppression orders and lawyers’ arrogance undermine democracy

Suppression orders and lawyers’ arrogance undermine democracy

The resort to suppression orders by our courts undermines faith in the legal system and is used by the legal industry to avoid scrutiny.

Shame, shame, shame: Hinch a victim of campaign against free speech

Shame, shame, shame: Hinch a victim of campaign against free speech

The prosecution of Derryn Hinch reflects our indifference to the legal system's ongoing campaign against free speech, or at least free speech in its limited Australian form. And the Victorian legal system is the epicentre of these attacks.