Anti-whistleblowing law being used to pursue Save the Children staff used only twice in five years

By Sarah Whyte
Updated October 13 2014 - 5:08am, first published 4:38am
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has referred the case against Save the Children staff to the AFP. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has referred the case against Save the Children staff to the AFP. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has referred the case against Save the Children staff to the AFP. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

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Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has referred the case against Save the Children staff to the AFP. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Only two people over five years have been charged using the anti-whistleblowing section of the Crimes Act the federal government is using to pursue Save the Children staff, according to the Australian Federal Police.