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Bernard Collaery wins appeal against order to shroud ACT Supreme Court trial in secrecy

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Updated October 6 2021 - 6:15pm, first published 1:15pm
Bernard Collaery outside the ACT courts on Wednesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong
Bernard Collaery outside the ACT courts on Wednesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Bernard Collaery has successfully challenged a ruling that would have seen much of his trial conducted behind closed doors, with a court finding open justice deters "political prosecutions" and secrecy risks damaging public confidence in the legal system.

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Blake Foden was a court reporter at The Canberra Times.

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