Labor backs truth in Australian political advertising

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
September 1 2021 - 7:30pm
Warringah MP Zali Steggall has unveiled a draft bill to crack down on misleading and deceptive political ads. Picture: Geoff Jones

Labor has voiced its support for a crackdown on misleading political advertising, saying it will help shield Australia's democracy from individuals with "deep pockets" who want to influence elections.

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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.