Scores are based on a scale of 0 (least free) to 100 (most free)

header1 Issues of concern

  • The constitution and other laws do not explicitly protect press freedom.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to face socioeconomic disparities and routine discrimination by law enforcement agencies.
  • Many asylum seekers remain in indefinite detention, including at offshore facilities.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    95 100 free
  • Internet Freedom Score

    76 100 free