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.