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Death threats and smear campaigns, the lot of a whistleblower

SMH  |  02 April 2017  |  News


The culture of "don't dob in a mate" strikes at the heart of our poor treatment of whistleblowers. From an early age we are told to keep quiet and avoid the stigma of being a snitch or a troublemaker.

But the fundamental question that needs to be asked in the joint parliamentary inquiry into whistleblowers is: why should whistleblowers be protected?

 

 

Read More: http://www.smh.com.au/business/death-threats-and-smear-campaigns-the-lot-of-a-whistleblower-20170331-gvax60.html

 

 



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