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By looking at Australia’s history of corruption, I feel that whistleblowers are not appreciated and protected enough and will have their career and life destroyed.

Isn’t it in the interest of an open, honest, and fair society that we are depending on inside information to be alerted to criminal practices?

Wasn’t the use of a listening device at the time of the negotiations with the just-emerged new country Timor-Leste a very bad criminal act against one of the poorest countries of the world?

Many risk their life if they speak up, as seen in Underbelly. Remember that NSW had to import Mr Peter Ryan from Britain for the position of the Commissioner of the NSW Police in 1996, that’s how bad it was.

It’s urgent, and now is the time to update and rework these important laws. Do you know that Richard Boyle, former employee of the South Australian Tax Office, is facing over 160 years in prison for speaking out about the heavy-handed debt collection tactics. Isn’t Julian Assange just a whistleblower on bad and deadly criminal behaviour? Time to act!

Chibo Mertineit, Hamburg


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