Australia: Axing of Arts Department a fresh blow for struggling sector
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A year after the police raided the home of a journalist and media office, Australia’s press freedom is still undermined by laws that “inhibit the public’s right to know”.

The law will allow security officials to access Australians’ personal information that is held by US information technology organizations such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, YouTube and more.

Media groups said the court decision upholding the warrants used by the police to raid the ABC offices is another blow to press freedom in Australia.