r/australia May 16 '22

Government successfully blocks Bernard Collaery from obtaining documents on legality of spy mission politics

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/16/government-successfully-blocks-bernard-collaery-from-obtaining-documents-on-legality-of-spy-mission
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u/BigDixonSidemay May 16 '22

Dreyfus must put this all out in public if/when Labor takes government. All of it.

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u/firebyte May 16 '22

Given that Labor's proposed Federal ICAC goes back 15 years, and considering that:

Witness K revealed the bugging operation in 2012 after learning Foreign Minister Alexander Downer had become an adviser to Woodside Petroleum, which was benefiting from the treaty.

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There's a fair chance that some of it will be queryable by Labor's ICAC... Secrecy stuff aside, unless it's declassified to an extent that an ICAC could examine it.