PM urges calm

The West Australian - - FEDERAL POLITICS -

Prime Min­is­ter Scott Mor­ri­son is open to im­prove­ments to press free­dom if they are war­ranted, but says he will act on the is­sue “calmly and soberly”.

A de­bate on free­dom of the press fol­lowed po­lice raids on News Corp and ABC jour­nal­ists last week. “If there is sug­ges­tion or ev­i­dence or any analysis that re­veals there is a need for fur­ther im­prove­ment of those (press free­dom) laws, the Gov­ern­ment is al­ways open to that,” Mr Mor­ri­son said.

“I in­tend to pro­ceed calmly and soberly and con­sul­ta­tively.”

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