Nine in 10 Australians support truth in political advertising laws

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated October 24 2021 - 7:24pm, first published 1:00pm
Zali Steggall, independent MP for Warringah, will introduce the first truth in political advertising laws in Australia since the ACT passed its legislation in 2020. Picture: Getty Images

Nine in 10 Australians say Australia should pass truth in political advertising laws, according to a new poll released by the Australia Institute on the eve of a new bill being introduced to Parliament by independent MP Zali Steggall.


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 journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.

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