The whistle-shaped hole in our laws

By John Wilson and Kieran Pender
April 1 2019 - 1:00pm

Amid all the recent chicanery at Parliament House, it would have been easy to overlook an important development for whistleblowers with the passage of laws to protect those who speak out on private-sector wrongdoing. Likewise in Brussels, with all eyes on Brexit, the agreement of landmark, European Union-wide whistleblower protections went largely unremarked.