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Widespread concern after Australian police media raids

Melbourne, Australia – High-profile raids against two separate media outlets by Australian police have been widely condemned by news organisations and rights groups, renewing calls for greater protection of whistle-blowers and journalists in the country. The Australian Federal Police on Wednesday raidedthe Sydney offices of the national broadcaster ABC over stories it ran in 2017 exposing alleged war crimes by Australian special ... Read More »

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull backs Adani’s coal mine project in Queensland

Speaking at a business forum in Sydney, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull said: ‘This is a project that has gone through extensive environmental permitting both at the state level and federal level, mostly state.’ Photo: Bloomberg Melbourne: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday strongly supported Indian energy giant Adani’s controversial $16.5 billion coal mine in Queensland, saying the project has gone ... Read More »