Australia: Queensland needs journalist shield laws now
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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance said there is still an urgent need for much broader reform to remove laws that criminalise journalism in Australia.

An investigation found credible information of 23 incidents of unlawful killing of 39 people by Australian forces in Afghanistan. The Australian soldiers who came forward to speak out about these incidents challenged a culture of secrecy and silence that has surrounded the Australian Defence Force for many years.

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance welcomes a new Senate inquiry into Australia’s media and offers its expertise on the role of public interest journalism, concentration of media ownership, and the impact of digital platforms, among other issues affecting the industry.