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The foreword to the MEAA report into the state of press freedom in Australia in 2019

A man reads a newspaper at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, 3 November 2016, Stefan Postles/Getty Images for the VRC

MEAA said there is an urgent need for an overhaul of Australia’s outdated defamation laws.

ABC Chairman, Justin Milne, 25 August 2005 , TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images

There are allegations of attempts by the ABC chairman to fire a journalist in response to political pressure.