Bernard Collaery never belonged in the dock, but the politicians, spooks and executives did

Jack Waterford
By Jack Waterford
Updated July 7 2022 - 8:43pm, first published 7:30pm
Bernard Collaery, pictured at home in 2020, says his faith in the justice system has been restored. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

From the beginning to the end of the Collaery prosecution was an ignominious fact: the wrong people were in the dock. It should have been politicians, spooks, bureaucrats and company executives.


Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.

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