Alumni at Senate press freedom inquiry

Jonathan Holmes and Quentin Dempster represented ABC Alumni at the Senate committee Inquiry into Press Freedom.

The Alumni is calling for specific changes to existing laws and for new legislation to protect media freedom.

We've also raised concerns about the conduct of prosecutions arising from recent Australian Federal Police raids.

You'll find full coverage of the October 18 presentation and related commentary on this page.

Journalism is not theft

Read opening remarks to the Senate Inquiry by Jonathan Holmes

"Stolen" secrets: grave threat to media freedom

Read the article by Jonathan Holmes

The case for a media freedom act.

Read the article by Quentin Dempster

Read the ABC Alumni submission to the Senate Inquiry into the adequacy of Commonwealth laws and frameworks covering the disclosure and reporting of sensitive and classified information

Read the ABC Alumni submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security into the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.