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Press Freedom Report 2010

Reports
Progress Under Liberty - the 2010 report into the state of Press Freedom in Australia looks at the growing threat of suppression orders, subpoenas and the failure of freedom of information regimes, as well as the right to privacy ...
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Press Freedom Report 2009

Reports
Secrecy and Red Tape - the 2009 report into the state of Press Freedom in Australia looks at the cloak of secrecy that envelops government about information that should be available to the public, including conclusive certificates and their misuse, plus  the review of Australia's anti-terror and secrecy laws ...
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Press Freedom Report 2008

Reports
Breaking the Shackles - the 2008 report into the state of Press Freedom in Australia looks at the continuing fight against censorship and spin ...
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Press Freedom Report 2007

Reports
Official Spin: Censorship and Control of the Australian Press - the 2007 report into the state of Press Freedom in Australia looks at the Harvey and McManus conviction for refusing to reveal the identity of a confidential sources and the need to introduce uniform laws to journalists' sources ...
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Press Freedom Report 2006

Reports
The Media Muzzled - the 2006 report into the state of Press Freedom in Australia examines the uniform defamation law regime, the ongoing fight for shield laws, and the landmark freedom of information case McKinnon v Treasury, plus the threats to press freedom contained in the Anti-Terrorism (No. 2) Act ...
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Press Freedom Report 2001-2005

Reports
Turning Up The Heat - the 2001-2005 report into the state of Press Freedom in Australia looks at the spate of counter-terror and secrecy laws that have arisen since the 9/11 attacks, attacks on whistleblowers, threats to the ABC, journalist safety and obstruction of journalists working abroad ...
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All MEAA sections - Mark Phillips
Director Communications
All MEAA sections
mark.phillips@meaa.org
03 9691 7105/0422 009 011
MEAA Media (journalist members') section - Mike Dobbie
Communications Manager
MEAA Media (journalist members') section
mike.dobbie@meaa.org
03 9691 7101
MEAA Equity section - Lizzie Franks
Communications Manager
MEAA Equity section
lizzie.franks@meaa.org
02 9333 0961