Kerry O’Brien says AFP raids ‘go to the heart of democracy’

Former journalist Kerry O'Brien says Australian's "have to be really clear about what's at stake here" after this week's AFP raids on the ABC and a News Corp journalist, which have prompted an outpouring of support from international media outlets such as the BBC and the New York Times.

ABC offices raided by Federal Police over stories alleging unlawful killings by special forces

Australian Federal Police officers are raiding the ABC's Sydney headquarters over a series of 2017 stories known as The Afghan Files. In a statement, the AFP said the warrant was "in relation to allegations of publishing classified material".