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Porter ‘disinclined’ to prosecute journalists

Porter ‘disinclined’ to prosecute journalists

Good morning, early birds. Attorney-General Christian Porter says it would take "exceptional circumstances" to approve the prosecution of journalists in whistleblowing cases, and Victoria's euthanasia laws come into effect. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

We have only ourselves to blame for decades of arrogance

We have only ourselves to blame for decades of arrogance

Crikey readers discuss whistleblower protections and the larrikin image.

What hope for whistleblowers in the government’s war on scrutiny?

What hope for whistleblowers in the government’s war on scrutiny?

Whistleblowers in the public service face few good options for revealing wrongdoing. Intelligence agency officials have none.

Meet Rex Patrick: the Senate’s warrior for transparency

Meet Rex Patrick: the Senate’s warrior for transparency

Rex Patrick has a reputation for saying and revealing things that make powerful people uncomfortable.

Assange case and raids demonstrate the source of the problem

Assange case and raids demonstrate the source of the problem

These raids are not new. But one following the other, day following day, suggests that the tactic is being taken to a new level.

Morrison addresses press raids

Morrison addresses press raids

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has said he backs freedom of the press but that it must "operate according to the rule of law", and the appeal of George Pell's conviction begins. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The latest chapter in Australia’s war on whistleblowers

The latest chapter in Australia’s war on whistleblowers

Tax office whistleblower Richard Boyle is just the latest victim in Australia's increasingly hostile war on whistleblowers.

Authorities relentlessly hound whistleblower behind the Afghan Files

Authorities relentlessly hound whistleblower behind the Afghan Files

From Collaery and Witness K to McBride, we've seen an acceleration of punitive laws aimed at those who reveal alleged government misconduct.

Australia records hottest, dirtiest summer ever

Australia records hottest, dirtiest summer ever

Good morning, early birds. Australia has simultaneously recorded its hottest ever summer and highest levels of carbon emissions, and a UN body finds that Israel may have committed war crimes in its response to 2018 protests. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Government looks to dramatically improve whistleblower protection

Government looks to dramatically improve whistleblower protection

The government has unveiled a huge step forward in protection for corporate whistleblowers.