AFP won't charge journalist Annika Smethurst, intelligence official considers legal action

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated May 27 2020 - 7:54am, first published 5:00am
The media pack outside the home of Cameron Gill when it was raided by the Australian Federal Police last year. Picture: Jamila Toderas

An intelligence official is considering legal action after the Australian Federal Police announced today no charges would be laid against either the source or a journalist over a news story on plans to expand the powers of the Australian Signals Directorate.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.