The media is apoplectic over new laws that hand extraordinary powers to the government and spy agencies while preventing proper scrutiny of them. It’s the pinnacle of FP’s 12 reasons why Australia’s press freedom is heading south.
History tells us that the life of the Frances Abbott scholarship whistleblower will be changed forever because of her decision to speak out.
Whistleblowers are often exposed and vulnerable with few legal protections. Freedom Press looks at what happened for six Australians who bravely exposed crime and corruption.