Whistleblower Trial Date “Still To Be Confirmed”


A new trial date’s yet to be confirmed – and it’s expected to be sometime in September – for a tax office whistle-blower, accused of releasing protected Federal Government documents.

It’s alleged, the man “Blew the whistle” on his employer’s introduction of harsher debt-collection tactis, during the 2018 broadcast of an A.B.C. FOUR CORNERS program

The delay follows an appeal against a court ruling earlier this year in South Australia – in which the court decided the man was not immune from punishment for criminal actions, under whistle-blower protections, due to a technicality.

At the moment, the former public servant could face jail time, if found guilty.

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