The Australian government is seeking to introduce new espionage and foreign interference laws that threaten our democracy.
Liberal and Labor MPs say the Attorney General has veto power over prosecutions and will choose not to prosecute journalists and community groups. But if the government doesn’t intend to prosecute civil society for these new offences, why are they included in the bill at all?
A vibrant and vocal civil society who are not afraid to speak up are critical to a functioning democracy that seek to hold corporations and governments to account - and these laws put that at risk.
Tell Labor MPs not to support these draconian Bills.
Read more about the proposed bills here.