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Thursday, July 19, 2007

Journalists joined in battle over Einfeld travel documents

Shorter posting - on holidays.

Matthew Moore and Michael McKinnon - two of Australia's leading journalist exponents of the use of Freedom of Information - have been successful in an application to be joined in a Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal case, concerning former Justice Marcus Einfeld. Einfeld and his wife are arguing that documents concerning travel allowances and reimbursement claims during the period when he was head of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, should not be disclosed.

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