Facebook Australian news ban: Treasurer Josh Frydenberg addresses Facebook's decision

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated February 18 2021 - 2:46am, first published 2:44am

The Australian government has demanded Facebook immediately restore official public safety pages such as health departments and emergency services as soon as possible.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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