East Timor bugging: Politicians call for AFP to investigate Australian spies’ role in 2004 operation – Politics

East Timor bugging: Politicians call for AFP to investigate Australian spies’ role in 2004 operation – Politics

Updated July 12, 2018 16:26:22 Intelligence whistleblower turned independent MP Andrew Wilkie has called on the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to launch an investigation into the role the nation’s intelligence services played in the bugging of East Timor’s cabinet rooms. The 2004 incident led to a souring of the relationship …

East Timor bugging prosecution ‘heartbreaking’, lawyer Bernard Collaery says

East Timor bugging prosecution ‘heartbreaking’, lawyer Bernard Collaery says

Updated July 11, 2018 19:49:10 Photo: Bernard Collaery says the law has been his life. (ABC News) Australian lawyer and former legal representative for East Timor, Bernard Collaery, says the charges against him for allegedly breaching the Intelligence Services Act for revealing Australia bugged East Timorese government offices mean he …

Witness K scandal: decision to charge Timor-Leste bugging whistleblower was ‘independent’ | Australia news

The attorney general has refused to elaborate on why he approved the prosecution of a former spy who revealed Australia had bugged Timor-Leste’s cabinet rooms, describing it as an “independent decision” of prosecutors. Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has blasted the government for approving the prosecution and suggested it has leaked …

Andrew Wilkie says prosecuting Timor-Leste bugging whistleblower is ‘insane’ – politics live | Australia news

The byelections will be a referendum on who has the better plan for a stronger economy and more jobs. Mr Shorten, who is pushing higher taxes, which lead to less investment, lower growth, higher unemployment and, hence, lower wages over time, or our plan for a stronger economy and more …