In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:
NSW Police Officer Remains on Force Despite Being Guilty of Sexual Touching
The sergeant has been suspended on full pay despite being found guilty of sexual touching and a final AVO being made against him.
As the Climate Ails, Fossil Fuel-Addled Politicians Call for More Coal and Gas
The government is pushing for further fossil fuel expansion despite the environmental impact.
Harvey Weinstein Guilty of Rape, Not Guilty of Predatory Sexual Assault
A jury found the former Hollywood heavyweight guilty of some charges, but not guilty of the most serious ones.
Police Lack Consistency When it Comes to Prosecuting for Domestic Violence
There is a lack of consistency when it comes to decisions on whether to prosecute alleged domestic violence offences.
The Offence of Filming a Private Act Without Consent in NSW
A truck driver is accused of filming a naked woman in a shower at the offices of the Sydney Morning Herald.
Private Criminal Prosecutions in New South Wales
A domestic violence complainant was forced to ‘go it alone’ after police refused to press charges.
Pilger on Assange at the Sydney Extradition Rally
Veteran journalist John Pilger believes that if Australians push the government to act, Julian could still be returned home.
Waanyi Nation Declares Its Independence to Run its Own Economy
“We the Aboriginal peoples of the Waanyi Nation in the Gulf of Carpentaria are taking control of our homeland”.
Extended Supervision Orders in New South Wales
The government sought an order against a cannabis activist who said he’d ‘like to blow up Parliament House’, but the Supreme Court refused to make the order because he did not pose a sufficient terrorism threat.
Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities in Public Places
With the Mardi Gras parade coming up this Saturday, it’s important to understand your legal rights and responsibilities.
Australia Moves to Block an Investigation into War Crimes in Palestine
“Australia’s efforts to block an International Criminal Court investigation into alleged war crimes in Palestine are inexplicable”.
Drug Alerts: Warning the Public About Toxic Batches of Illicit Drugs
NSW Health and the NUUA are publishing warnings about dangerous batches of illicit drugs, with a view to saving lives.
“A Local Solution to a Local Problem”: An Interview With Uniting MSIC’s Dr Marianne Jauncey
Liverpool could have the state’s next safe injecting room.
Should We Stop Deporting Kiwis Who Call Australia Home?
Relations with our former ANZAC partner have hit at an all-time low, as our government continues to deport Kiwis who’ve been here for decades.
Offshore Political Prisoners: An Interview With Social Activist Stephen Langford
The activist is facing court for allegedly writing graffiti that is critical of the government’s treatment of asylum seekers.
Good People Break Bad Laws: Illicit Drugs
Drug prohibition has led to the wholesale criminalisation of otherwise law-abiding citizens.
White Supremacists: The Real Terrorism Threat
ASIO has expressed concerns about the growing threat of right-wing extremism to the safety of Australians.
Are Cyclists in NSW Required to Wear Helmets?
Gone are the days when kids could just jump on a bike and ride.
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