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Description

This report comprises seven chapters as follows:

  • Chapter 1 provides an introduction and context to the inquiry;
  • Chapter 2 outlines the media and national security law environment;
  • Chapter 3 discusses the disclosure and public reporting of sensitive and classified information, and legislative protections to protect press freedom;
  • Chapter 4 focuses on legislative protections for public sector whistleblowers;
  • Chapter 5 considers the independence of the Australian Federal Police, particularly in relation to politically sensitive matters;
  • Chapter 6 discusses access to journalistic material; and
  • Chapter 7 examines the right to freedom of expression in Australia
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CC BY-NC-ND
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