Wed 4 December, 6.30 pm
Victorian State Library – Village Roadshow Theatrette on La Trobe St
- Kristinn Hrafnsson – Editor in Chief of WikiLeaks
- Suelette Dreyfus – technology researcher, journalist, and writer
- Julian Burnside QC – part of Assange’s legal team
- Lizzie O’Shea – lawyer, writer, broadcaster
Recent raids on broadcasters, journalists and whistleblowers in Australia for precisely the kind of journalism that has cost Julian Assange a decade of his life, has prompted debate about the role of a free press in democracies such as Australia and of investigative journalists doing national security reporting.