According to one poll, an overwhelming number of NSW voters support the decriminalisation of abortion. With the bill to be debated this week, advocates are pushing for no further delays.
While the abortion bill has passed an important first step, the amendments in place are so elastic, it feels like the status quo has not shifted.
Anti-drug dogs platform Sniff Off has published an image depicting a police strip search of a minor. Clearly, this is a step too far.
The laws against abortion in NSW have stood for 119 years. A handful of MPs believe that this change is being rushed, and have succeeded in delaying the debate for another week.
Today, our politicians gleefully accepted a rise in their salary. However, the number of days they actually sat in parliament is the second fewest since 1901.
Despite the repeated headlines, today’s budget ignored those harmed by domestic violence. According to advocates, no progress can be made until the government takes the issue seriously.
Well, the other shoe has dropped, somehow finding the bare feet of Mark Latham. It was a night to remember, and immediately forget.
With the NSW election upon us, I believe we’re choosing between two parties – one that has a proven track record in keeping their promises, and one that doesn’t.
That plan that push new migrants into the country instead Sydney and Melbourne will not work. I’m from the bush. The problems are worse out there.
According to the NSW Government, those who vape are the same as those who smoke cigarettes. But, with smoking figures down, is it a short-sighted move?
According to a recent report, the numbers of female prisoners behind bars in NSW are seriously on the rise. But why?
In the wake of a historic holiday road toll, the NSW police have tightened the laws surrounding those who are caught driving under the influence.
After the Blues’ ugly capitulation to the Maroons in the State of Origin, and indeed the Wallabies inability to compete with the All Blacks, I say it’s time to go back to square one. Worth a try.
Despite the Census data showing Australia is moving on from Christianity, we still have a series of anti-Blasphemy laws on the books.
Fish prices look set to soar as government closes net on local fishing industry; businesses rally hope in fear of having businesses gutted.
By 2031, one in three people in NSW will be aged fifty or over. I feel it’s time to re-examine our thoughts on what ageing means on a community level, to better secure our futures.
The momentous National Disability Insurance Scheme is now a reality in NSW, with 12,000 already onboard, this transformative plan is only set to grow larger.
The Greens’ decision to expose gun owners in aid of public safety is at odds with stats showing firearm violence decline over the last decade.
The writing’s on the wall for Mike Baird. He’s out as Premier, in favour of a more popular, less inanimate figure: the Newtown Fire Station sign.
Inspired by the NSW Government, JKL is turning our city into a comedy show for the Biennale, but don’t laugh. It’s not funny – Jordan King-Lacroix
Ugur Nedim outlines the problems with the tough new drinking laws in QLD & NSW, including the proposal to breathaylse patrons within establishments.
Ugur Nedim outlines the case for changing the current infanticide law to incorporate a better understanding of post-natal depression.