Leakers and whistleblowers are essential to ensuring a fast and effective response to COVID-19. We need to make sure they're protected, now and in the future.
The Australian media this week launched a vociferous public campaign decrying attacks on journalists and whistleblowers. But what about Julian Assange?
Good morning, early birds. Julian Assange has been denied a delay in his fight against extradition, and there are new calls for an independent parliamentary body for defence and intelligence whistleblowers. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Crikey readers discuss the government's war on whistleblowers and Australia's climate chaos.
Could this broad clause be used in the government's war on press freedom?
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.
Whistleblowers in the public service face few good options for revealing wrongdoing. Intelligence agency officials have none.
Rex Patrick has a reputation for saying and revealing things that make powerful people uncomfortable.