The Canberra Times
Friday, 1 December 2023

Morrison doesn't like it when the quiet Australians start to speak up

Ebony Bennett
Updated July 2 2021 - 3:02am, first published November 2 2019 - 12:00am

In his government's latest free-speech crackdown, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to outlaw civil society groups campaigning against Australian businesses that work with companies with dubious environmental, human rights or ethical records.

Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.