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Where will the new Liberal-National Coalition government led by Prime Minister Tony Abbott head with the reform of media regulation? Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Attorney-General George Brandis were vocal opponents of the former Gillard Government’s proposals to merge press self-regulation with broadcast co-regulation into a new framework.
By MARK PEARSON, Professor of Journalism and Social Media and member of the Centre for Law, Governance and Public Policy.
The last person officially executed in Australia was Ronald Ryan who was hung in Melbourne… 1,063 more words
Privacy in Australia – a timeline from colonial capers to racecourse snooping, possum perving and delving drones - Mark Pearson
The interplay between the Australian media and privacy laws has always been a struggle between free expression and the ordinary citizen’s desire for privacy. I have developed this timeline to illustrate that tension.