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35 Anna Bligh’s ‘concerns’ for Jayant Patel whistleblower, Hedley Thomas, The Australia, December 17, 2011 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/state-politics/anna-blighs-concern-for-patel-whistleblower/ story-e6frgczx-1226224425573 36 Government information: Restoring trust and integrity, policy document, Kevin Rudd MP, Federal Labor Leader and Senator Joe Ludwig, Shadow Attorney-General, October 2007 http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/library/partypol/EFRO6/upload_binary/ efro62.pdf;fileType=application%2Fpdf#search=%22library/partypol/EFRO6%22 37 Whistleblower protection laws long overdue, Angela Dorizas, Government News, February 25, 2009 http://www.governmentnews.com.au/2009/02/25/article/Whistleblower-protection-laws-long-overdue/ SICKHOYWGH.html 38 Laurie Oakes speech to Alliance Press Freedom dinner, 2009, quoted in Progress Under Liberty, Alliance Press Freedom Report, 2010 http://issuu.com/meaa/docs/press_freedom_2010 39 Whistleblowers get protection in federal legislation, The Australian, March 18 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/politics/whistleblowers-get-protection-in-federal-legislation/ story-e6frgczf-1225842083099 40 Deadline passes for whistleblower laws, ABC, PM, June 30, 2011 http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2011/s3257781.htm 41 Courage needed to protect whistleblowers, A.J. Brown, The Australian, June 24, 2011 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/legal-affairs/courage-needed-to-protect-whistleblowers/ story-e6frg986-1226080859231 42 Flying Foxes, WikiLeaks and Freedom of Speech: Statutory Recognition of Public Whistleblowing in Australia, A.J.Brown, International Whistleblowing Research Network Conference, London, June 23-24, 2011 http://wikileaks-press.org/flying-foxes-wikileaks-and-freedom-of-speech-statutory-recognition-of-publicwhistleblowing-in-australia/ 43 WikiLeaks acts ‘illegal’: Gillard government, Brendan Nicholson, The Australian, December 10, 2010 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/in-depth/wikileaks/wikileaks-acts-illegal-gillard-government/ story-fn775xjq-1225968584365 44 Protected Disclosures Amendment (Public Interest Disclosures) Bill 2010 http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/nswbills.nsf/0/7E8C3832A352848ACA2577A60019E348 45 NSW whistleblower protections welcome but short of “world beater” class, Peter Timmins, open and Shut, November 4, 2010 http://foi-privacy.blogspot.com.au/2010/11/nsw-whistleblower-protections-welcome.html 46 Freedom of Speech risks being silenced by Crime Commission, Robin Speed, SMH, March 23, 2011 http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/freedom-of-speech-risks-being-silenced-by-crime-commission20110322-1c4sx.html 47 Media Alliance, Journalists’ Code of Ethics http://www.alliance.org.au/documents/codeofethics.pdf 48 Anti-corruption watchdogs and Victoria, Emily Giblin, Liberty Victoria, September 2010 http://libertyvictoria.org/sites/default/files/Anti-corruption%20Research.%20Emily%20Giblin%202010_0.pdf 49 Current Issues Brief: Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Bill 2011, Parliamentary Library Research Service, November 2011 50 Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Bill 2011 http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/vic/num_act/ibaca201166o2011525/ 51 Corruption busters set to get power to bug suspects, Keith Moor, Herald Sun, March 23, 2012 http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/true-crime-scene/corruption-busters-set-to-get-power-to-bug-suspects/ story-fnat7jnn-1226307670078 52 SA to get new anti-corruption watchdog, Tim Dornin, nIneMSN, October 24, 2011 http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/8364677/sa-to-get-corruption-watchdog 53 A Commonwealth Statutory Cause of Action for Serious Invasion of Privacy, September 23, 2011, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet http://www.dpmc.gov.au/privacy/causeofaction/ 54 Is nothing private? Privacy and the need for legislative intervention, PDT Applegarth SC, 2008 http://www.qccl.org.au/documents/Speech_PA_18Mar08_Is_Nothing_Private.pdf 55 Drone journalism takes off, Mark Corcoran, ABC Foreign Correspondent, March 2012 http://www.abc.net.au/foreign/content/2012/s3439176.htm 56 Office of the Privacy Commissioner, submission to ALRC, December 2007 http://www.alrc.gov.au/publications/74.%20Protecting%20a%20Right%20to%20Personal%20Privacy%20/ recognising-action-breach-privacy-australia 57 Privacy and the Courts, Professor John Burrows speech to 2008 Privacy Forum, Wellington, New Zealand 58 News Ltd submission to privacy review, November 2011 http://www.ag.gov.au/Consultationsreformsandreviews/Pages/ ACommonwealthStatutoryCauseofActionforSeriousInvasionofPrivacy.aspx 59 Let’s follow Guantanamo’s lead, Leigh Sales, The Drum, June 24, 2011 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-06-24/lets-follow-guantanamos-lead/2769688 60 Letter to Chris Bowen, minister for immigration and citizenship, July 6, 2011 http://www.alliance.org.au/documents/110706cwlettertochrisbowen.pdf 61 Deed of Agreement for media access to detention centres http://www.immi.gov.au/media/media-access/ _pdf/media-access-deed-of-agreement.pdf 62 Media Alliance submission to DIAC on journalists’ access to detention centres, September 2011 http://www.alliance.org.au/search?ordering=&searchphrase=all&searchword=detention+centres 63 DIAC access for journalists ‘tantamount to censorship’, Media Alliance press statement, October 25, 2011 http://www.alliance.org.au/diac-access-guidelines-for-journalists-tantamount-to-censorship 64 The detention span, Nigel Hopkins, The Walkley Magazine, March 2012 http://www.walkleys.com/features/5721/ 65 Letter to Chris Bowen, minister for immigration and citizenship, February 22, 2012 http://www.alliance.org.au/documents/120223_CEOs_to_Minister_for_Immigration.pdf 66 US prison inspired media rule, Philip Dorling, The Age, March 13, 2012 http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/ political-news/us-prison-inspired-media-rule-20120313-1uyh9.html 67 Bent, S 1927, Ballyhood: The Voice of the Press, sourced from Journalism and PR: Beyond myths and stereotypes to transparency and management in the public interest, Jim Macnamara. http://uts.academia.edu/JimMacnamara/Papers/858406/Journalism_and_PR_Beyond_Myths_and_Stereotypes_ to_Transparency_and_Management_in_the_Public_Interest

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The Annual Media Alliance summary of press freedom issues in Australia