Christian Porter offering protection to the journalists raided by the AFP seems like a win, but the government’s policy on whistleblowers remains very much the same.
Not long after we discovered that the AFP used our encryption laws to raid the ABC, the same publication has revealed that Dutton’s cabal asked for the fingerprints of journalists two months before the raid.
The Australian Federal Police raiding the offices of journalists should not serve as a warning, but as an accurate representation of what we’ve enabled.
Well, in a reverse as typical as it is disheartening, criminal charges will not be laid against anyone involved in the AFP raid of the AWU. This includes Michaelia Cash.
After the AFP raided the offices of the AWU to ask about a legal donation, the discussion swirls around many things. However, I believe our collective anger might have been the goal.