Zali Steggall unveils bill to crackdown on misleading political advertising

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated August 29 2021 - 7:45pm, first published 7:30pm
Warringah MP Zali Steggall has drafted a bill to crackdown on lies and misinformation in political advertising. Picture: Geoff Jones

Political players who make misleading or deceptive statements in election material would be ordered to quickly correct the record under proposed laws to "stop the lies" eroding public trust in Australian democracy.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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