What do we lose when whistleblowers are silenced?

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In recent years,  laws have come in to place that impose harsh penalties on whistleblowers.

Richard Boyle, who revealed the ATO’s harsh debt collection practices and is now facing 66 charges, amounting to a maximum penalty of 161 years in prison, for calling out concerns of public interest.

Journalists and advocates are calling for whistleblower laws to be reformed.

You Right To Know has more information about press freedom and whistleblower laws.

 

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