Norm Smith Medallist
- Aug 21, 2016
- AFL Club
The two incidents should be treated separately. The raid on the home of a News Corp reporter appears to be baseless and was about government embarrassment. It remains to be seen whether the raid on the ABC offices had any merit in terms of risk to national security. Either way, it's not a good look for the new government. It was Turnbull who put Dutton in charge of Australian Homeland. Maybe Morrison needs to reign him in a little.https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/opinion/editorial/2019/06/08/getting-the-truth/15599160008269
Getting to the truth
It is important to remember that these stories did not risk national security. They invited criticism, not danger. The raids on the ABC and the home of a News Corp reporter were about government embarrassment.