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'Clear duty to intervene': Government under pressure to save whistleblower

'Clear duty to intervene': Government under pressure to save whistleblower

Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick has called on the federal government to step in and stop the prosecution of former public servant Richard Boyle who is facing 161 years in prison after blowing the whistle on poor culture at the Australian Taxation Office.

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  • March 11, 2019
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Senator Patrick wrote to Attorney-General Christian Porter on Thursday saying if the case proceeded it would make a mockery of the government’s advances in whistleblower policy, discourage whistleblowers across the public sector and undermine public confidence.

Read more at the SMH.

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