David McBride, a former military lawyer, last week pleaded guilty to three charges, including stealing commonwealth information and passing it on to journalists at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

He is the reason why the public now know of alleged war crimes being committed during the Australian military’s time in Afghanistan.

Frances Du asked David what his mindset has been since the guilty plea and what he hopes to see in Australia’s whistleblower protections framework.

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Produced By: Frances Du

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First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 29 November 2023