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Julian Assang Hacking



The Cost of Whistleblowing 

If it was Julian Assange, how did he know during a government-endorsed arbitration where the Australian Federal Police were present for the first fifteen months of those arbitrations that the COT Cases were under electronic surveillance?    

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We ignored the hackers advice and it cost the COT Cases dearly 

If these hackers were Julian Assange, then our COT story shows he and his freinds provided a very important link for the first four COT arbitrations, but we did not know this during our arbitrations.

A statutory declaration prepared by Graham Schorer (COT spokesperson) on 7 July 2011 was provided to the Victorian Attorney-General the Hon Robert Clark. This statutory declaration discusses three young computer hackers who phoned Graham to warn him during the 1994 COT arbitrations. The hackers had discovered Telstra and others associated with our arbitrations were acting unlawfully towards the COT group. Graham’s statutory declaration includes the following statements:

“After I signed the arbitration agreement on 21st April 1994 I received a phone call after business hours when I was working back late in the office. This call was to my unpublished direct number.

“The young man on the other end asked for me by name. When I had confirmed I was the named person, he stated that he and his two friends had gained internal access to Telstra’s records, internal emails, memos, faxes, etc. He stated that he did not like what they had uncovered. He suggested that I should talk to Frank Blount directly. He offered to give me his direct lines in the his [sic] Melbourne and Sydney offices …

“The caller tried to stress that it was Telstra’s conduct towards me and the other COT members that they were trying to bring to our attention.

“I queried whether he knew that Telstra had a Protective Services department, whose task was to maintain the security of the network. They laughed, and said that yes they did, as they were watching them (Telstra) looking for them (the hackers). …

“After this call, I spoke to Alan Smith about the matter. We agreed that while the offer was tempting we decided we should only obtain our arbitration documents through the designated process agreed to before we signed the agreement.” (See Hacking – Julian Assange File No/3)

The following two links, Australian Federal Police Investigations and  Chapter 4 - Government spying shows that the COT Cases arbitration-related faxes were being electronically intercepted by a secondary fax machine connected to Telstra's telephone network.

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It is also important we include in our Hacking-Julian Assange page @ Chapter 3 - Hacked documents what Karina Barrymore, journalist at the Melbourne Herald Sun, wrote on 3 August 2016 concerning what she thought about whistleblowers. Had the government truly listened to the COT whistleblowers in 1995 and 1996 regarding their telephone faults, which were supposed to have been fixed during their government-endorsed Telstra arbitrations, perhaps the long-running NBN blowout would have not gone billions of dollars over budget. Sadly, Karina Barrymore’s statement below is right on target:

“Dobber, Snitch, Rat, Squealer. It’s insightful how the words used to describe a whistleblower are so negative. 

“Yet being honest and speaking the truth is supposed to be cornerstone of our society. A cornerstone of our families, communities, corporate world and government.

“So why aren’t we applauding and raising up these people, instead of shutting them down and ruining their lives.

“These ‘truth tellers’ are shunned and rejected. Telling the truth often means they lose their jobs, their reputations are deliberately trashed, their finances suffer, their mental health fails and all these factors flow on to damage their family, social and professional relationships.

“The whistleblowers have done their job, spoken the truth, suffered the consequences, lived the hardship and financial burden. But our corporate leaders, our regulators, our governments have not done their job.”

Karina Barrymore’s statement is right on target because the Australian Establishment, which includes ex-government ministers as well ex-senior members of two government regulators, are aware Dr Gordon Hughes, arbitrator to my arbitration, and Warwick Smith, administrator to the same process acted in concert with the defendants and used their drafted arbitration agreement instead of the agreed totally independently drafted arbitration agreement. NONE of the corporate leaders, neither our regulators nor our government ministers have had the courage to investigate this matter. Set out below is only one of many examples where Dr Gordon Hughes and Warwick Smith, acted in a manner not befitting an arbitrator and/or an administrator. We are telling this part of our COT story first, in the hope that the reader will be compelled to go to the next part of our story.

If the question is: “Should a citizen be responsible for exposing crimes that was committed by public officials, more than twenty-six years ago?”, then surely the answer must be “Yes”, particularly if those crimes affected the lives of other Australian citizens.

I have highlighted what I consider to be fraud of the highest level. Fraud by a government regulator so as to minimize the government is hinging on criminal conduct which Julian Assange uncovered. Corruption and Fraud was also uncovered by Julian Assange.

COT Case Anne Garms, just before her death, wrote jointly on 17 August 2017 to The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia and Senator the Hon  Mathias Cormann under the heading: The Claim Against the Commonwealth for Negligent/Unreasonable Conduct, stating:

"The purpose of this letter arises out of the injustices experienced by my family and the recent findings by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse and the cover-up of the paedophile activities by the former Minister for Communications Senator Bob Collins." 

Mathias Cormann was appointed as the Secretary-General of the OECD on 1 June 2021 for a five-year term.

I have raised here the 17 August 2017 letter from Anne Garms' as a testament that it was possible the reason we COT Cases were denied our promised arbitration documents was that to have provided all of the relevant information held by the office of Senator Bob Collins, who was instrumental in allowing our arbitration process to commence is that such a release of documents from his office may well have undercovered his raping of aboriginal Childen in his Canberra parliament house office (see See File Ann Garms 104 Document)

It is important to link the Major Fraud Group Transcript (1) and Major Fraud Group Transcript (2) because Fraud Group Transcript (1) shows Senator Ron Boswell, Graham Schorer (COT spokesperson), Bruce AkehurstTelstra), Mr Anthony Honner (another COT case) and Barry O’Sullivan (negotiator) discussing why the government did not allow my arbitration matters to be viewed by the Senate investigation into the five litmus COT test cases. To have investigated my matters would have impeded the privatisation of Telstra. The Major Fraud Group Transcript (2) shows Barrister Sue Owens explaining why the Major Fraud Group Barrister Neil Jepson seconded me into assisting the fraud group’s own investigations into claims the five litmus test cases registered concerning Telstra committing fraud. Page 11 of transcript (2) shows Sue Owens stating I am “extremely intelligent” and that police also thought the same concerning my own reporting in Open Letter File No/41/Part-One and File No/41 Part-Two).

Chapter 1 - WikiLeak exposing the truth
Chapter 1 - WikiLeak exposing the truth
Julian Assange exposed these crimes. Heinous, scandalous crimes that were committed against the COT during their arbitrations months before the crimes took place. Fraudulant conduct, was rife in those arbitrations. If only we COT Cases had listened.
Chapter 2 - Discrimination
Chapter 2 - Discrimination
Corruption and Misleading and Deceptive Conduct needs to be stamped out by using corruption risk management are good anti-corruption measures. These anti-corruption policies need to be used in anti-corruption reforms and strategies.
Chapter 3 - Hacked documents
Chapter 3 - Hacked documents
Hacked - Julian Assange. He warned the COT Cases about corruption and legal abuse in Australian conducted arbitrations. He exposed these crimes. Heinous, scandalous vcrimes that were committed against the COT during their arbitrations. Fraudulant conduct, was rife in those arbitrations.
Chapter 5 - Criminal conduct in government
Chapter 5 - Criminal conduct in government
Criminal conduct within government. Conduct that mislead and deceived Australian citizens into spending thousands upon thousands of dollars in commercial assessment fees when the government had no intention of ever assessing those claims on their merit. 
Chapter 6 Bad Bureaucrats
Chapter 6 Bad Bureaucrats
Julian Assange, exposed these heinous, scandalous crimes that were committed against the COT Cases during their arbitrations. Fraudulant conduct, was rife in those arbitrations.
Chapter 7 - Felonious and Illicit
Chapter 7 - Felonious and Illicit
Hacked - Julian Assange exposed these crimes. They were heinous, scandalous crimes that were committed against the COT during their arbitrations. Fraudulant conduct, was rife in those arbitrations.
Chapter 9 - Read about our dealings with
Chapter 9 - Read about our dealings with
Hacked - Julian Assange. He exposed these crimes. Heinous, scandalous crimes that were committed against the COTs during their arbitrations. Fraudulent conduct, was rife in those arbitrations.
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Alan Smith’s book shows us corruption, fraud and deception perpetrated against fellow Australian citizens by the then government owned Telstra Corporation and the use of an 'arbitration confidentiality gag clause,' which is still being used in 2023 to cover up the many crimes committed by Telstra, the arbitrator and the arbitrators advisors during and after the arbitrations between 1993 and 1999 (see  Chapter 1 - The collusion continues  and Chapter 2 - Inaccurate and Incomplete.

This book is asking the government why are these crimes committed by Telstra being concealed under a gag clause?


All of the main events as quoted in this unbelievable true crime story are supported by copies of the original freedom of Information documents on this website (see Absent Justice Book 2)

Without those documents, most people would really struggle to believe that public officials and their lawyers committed the illegal offences they did.

Using the acquired evidence that can be downloaded from is possibly a world first.


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“…your persistence to bring about improvements to Telecom’s country services. I regret that it was at such a high personal cost.”

Hon David Hawker

“…your persistence to bring about improvements to Telecom’s country services. I regret that it was at such a high personal cost.”

The Hon David Hawker MP

“I am writing in reference to your article in last Friday’s Herald-Sun (2nd April 1993) about phone difficulties experienced by businesses.

I wish to confirm that I have had problems trying to contact Cape Bridgewater Holiday Camp over the past 2 years.

I also experienced problems while trying to organise our family camp for September this year. On numerous occasions I have rung from both this business number 053 424 675 and also my home number and received no response – a dead line.

I rang around the end of February (1993) and twice was subjected to a piercing noise similar to a fax. I reported this incident to Telstra who got the same noise when testing.”

Cathy Lindsey

“…the very large number of persons that had been forced into an arbitration process and have been obliged to settle as a result of the sheer weight that Telstra has brought to bear on them as a consequence where they have faced financial ruin if they did not settle…”

Senator Carr

“Only I know from personal experience that your story is true, otherwise I would find it difficult to believe. I was amazed and impressed with the thorough, detailed work you have done in your efforts to find justice”

Sister Burke

“A number of people seem to be experiencing some or all of the problems which you have outlined to me. …

“I trust that your meeting tomorrow with Senators Alston and Boswell is a profitable one.”

Hon David Hawker MP

“All that is required for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing”

– Edmund Burke