Mr Dreyfus informed a media convention in Sydney on Thursday he had “decided this prosecution ought to finish”, citing the necessity to shield Australia’s nationwide curiosity together with relationships with shut neighbours.
Bernard Collaery (left) accompanied by his accomplice leaving the ACT Magistrates Courtroom in November, 2021. Mr Collaery had been dealing with prices for 4 years after he was accused of leaking categorised details about an alleged Australian spying operation in Timor-Leste Supply: AAP / Lukas Coch
“In taking this resolution I’ve had cautious regard to our nationwide safety, our nationwide curiosity and the correct administration of justice,” he stated.
“This prosecution ought to by no means have gone ahead within the first place … whistleblowers are a vital safeguard they usually want higher safety,” he stated on Twitter.