Advancing national security through free speech

In a recent parliamentary submission, Dr William Stoltz and Dr James Mortensen argue that constitutionally protected free speech would likely improve public trust in national security institutions and may indeed improve Australia’s resilience to foreign interference and political instability as a result.

The submission was authored to inform Parliament’s consideration of proposed amendments to the Australian Constitution in relation to the protection of freedom of speech.

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Advancing national security through free speech

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