Freedom of media
24th Feb 2020
The filming of Julian Assange’s confidential conferences with his lawyers in the Ecuadorian Embassy is a deeply concerning development, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
13th Aug 2019
A Media Freedom Act would help address the current imbalance between national security laws and the important need to protect the independence of the media, said the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) in a submission to the parliamentary inquiry into media freedom.
25th Jul 2019
Journalists and whistleblowers could be adversely affected by the Counter Terrorism (Temporary Exclusion Orders) Bill 2019 that is now before the Senate, according to the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
13th Jun 2019
Greg Barns reflects on last week's police raids of the homes and workplaces of journalists and what this could mean for freedom of speech and freedom of the media.