Press freedom, democracy at risk without human rights charter: Human Rights Law Centre

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
September 8 2021 - 4:30pm
Independent senator Rex Patrick. Picture: Keegan Carroll

A change in the constitution, or the introduction of a human rights charter, is needed to halt an erosion of press freedom and free speech in Australia, a human rights lawyer has warned.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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