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'What we don't know, can hurt us’
Liberty Victoria's Young Liberty for Law Reform (YLLR) has released a report shining a light on a dark corner of our democracy. The report recommends fundamental and urgent changes to the laws that apply to whistleblowers in our immigration system, and calls on the Commonwealth Government to end a culture of secrecy.
Coinciding with the release of their report, Young Liberty for Law Reform in association with the Wheeler Centre, present a panel discussion on 27 April 2016. The panel discuss the crackdown on whistleblowers who report wrongs that they have witnessed at Australia’s offshore detention centres in Nauru and Manus Island, in Papua New Guinea.
The panel is moderated by journalist, producer and presenter, Ms Anita Barraud and feature Maurice Blackburn lawyer, Mr Jacob Varghese, Melbourne University academic and author, Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Manus Island whistleblower, Mr Rod St George.