Legal cases set to define limits of free speech in Australia as human rights discourse is taken up in religious freedom debate

Should developers be able to make political donations? Or anti-abortion advocates protest outside abortion clinics? How much should campaign groups be able to spend on political ads? And can public servants really be sacked for their tweets?

Those aren’t topics for high school debates or questions to be posed on the next episode of Q&A. They are all questions of free speech raised by cases before the high court to be heard or decided in 2019.

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