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.
Crikey readers discuss whistleblower protections and the larrikin image.
Rex Patrick has a reputation for saying and revealing things that make powerful people uncomfortable.
These raids are not new. But one following the other, day following day, suggests that the tactic is being taken to a new level.
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.
From Collaery and Witness K to McBride, we've seen an acceleration of punitive laws aimed at those who reveal alleged government misconduct.
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.