This bill amends the definition of journalist in the Evidence Act 2006 so that it explicitly includes investigative journalists. It also amends the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 to ensure that journalists’ sources are clearly protected in relation to protection orders and Police searches.
Withdrawn on 02 September 2022
|Bill type||Member's bill|
|Introduced||23 September 2021|
|First reading||20 October 2021|
|Select Committee||Justice Committee|
|Public submissions due||10 December 2021|
|Select Committee report back||2 September 2022|
|Withdrawn||2 September 2022|
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