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Petitioning Shadow Attorney-General, Shadow Minister for Arts Mark Dreyfus QC MP and 3 others

Amend The Australian Defamation Act 2005

Serious short comings exist in the current defamation act that allow for its misuse to achieve the aim of censorship. Our proposed reforms will help make the act consistent with the human rights obligations to which Australia is signatory.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Shadow Attorney-General, Shadow Minister for Arts
    Mark Dreyfus QC MP
  • Attorney-General, Parliament of Australia
    The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC, MP
  • Shadow Attorney-General and Shadow Minister for the Arts
    Mark Dreyfus
  • Shadow Attorney-General, Shadow Minister for Arts
    Mark Dreyfus QC MP


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