Supplementary Submission: Inquiry into Press Freedom
On 15 November 2019, the Law Council appeared before the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee (the Committee) as part of its inquiry into press freedom (the Inquiry).
This supplementary submission addresses two issues that were raised by the Committee during the Law Council’s appearance. The first question related to whether Australia already has any contested warrant regimes in place, and the second question related to the existence of legislative framework governing the classification of information by federal government agencies.
You can read the full submission below.