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Tim Wilson on the importance of the “forgotten freedoms”


Australia’s Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson last night delivered an excellent speech to our friends at the Sydney Institute. Wilson outlined the agenda for his time at the commission, and spoke about the importance of the four “forgotten freedoms”:

I will be taking discussion about human rights back to their origins and will Continue Reading →

Legacy media regulations holding back legacy media

My ABC Drum column this week is on Australia’s outdated media ownership restrictions:

It is incredible to think the Australian government imposes largely the same regulations on media ownership that it did in the 1930s.

Waves of change in Australia’s economic system have come and gone in that time. Not to mention technologies.

Indeed, television was in its experimental infancy when the first broadcasting ownership limits were imposed.