AEC powerless to stop deepfake calls

Dana Daniel
Updated May 21 2024 - 7:00am, first published 5:30am

Australians are set to be bombarded with AI-powered disinformation ahead of the next election, the electoral commission has warned amid calls for a ban on "deepfakes" that could deceive voters.

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Dana Daniel

Dana Daniel

Senior Political Reporter

Dana Daniel is Senior Political Reporter for The Canberra Times. She investigates and writes about federal politics and government from the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery. Dana was previously a Federal Health Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age and has also been a Media Reporter at The Australian and Finance Editor at Contact her on

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