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Is the whistleblower’s motive relevant?

Last week, former military lawyer David McBride was sentenced to nearly six years in prison. His crime? Passing to journalists classified military documents that exposed war crimes by Australian soldiers. In the lead up to the trial, there was a much focus on the personal character and motives of McBride....

Whistleblowing in Age Care – Giving a voice to those that are most vulnerable

The Royal Commission into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care facilities (Commission) has just kicked off, however it has already bought to the surface confronting cases of elder abuse and substandard care in aged care homes.  In giving evidence at the start of the Commission, Barbara Spriggs became...

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