In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:
NSW Police Fatally Shoot Young Man in Sydney
Police will internally investigate an incident whereby four plain clothed officers in an unmarked car approached and shot dead a ‘suspicious’ looking 20-year old.
Are Recordings of Private Conversations Admissible in Court?
The NSW Supreme Court recently allowed the use of a conversation recorded without the consent of one party, because it was made to protect the recorder’s lawful interests.
As the Climate Crisis Accelerates, Morrison Shrugs Off a Future for Short-Term Profit
The Climate Reality Check report has issued a stark warning about where we’re headed.
Season’s Greetings: Australia Continues its Inhumane Treatment of Refugees
Police have executed a “full-scale military-looking operation” to move genuine refugees to another location to be locked-up again.
The Offence of Conspiracy to Defraud the Commonwealth
The son and daughter of a former deputy tax commissioner are on trial for allegedly defrauding the Commonwealth of $105 million through a complex tax avoidance scheme.
Court Reveals Identity of Lawyer Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault
The NSW Supreme Court refused to grant a name suppression order for a criminal defence lawyer charged with aggravated sexual assault.
Truth-Telling: Activist Stephen Langford on Facing Time Over Craft Gluing a Colonial Statue
A man is facing criminal charges for pasting paper to a colonial statue quoting Governor Macquarie’a remarks about Indigenous people.
Heartless Government’s Automated System Threatens to Stop Pension Payments
Hundreds of pensioners have been placed under unnecessary stress after receiving automatically generated letters which threaten to take away their pensions.
War Resumes in Occupied Western Sahara: An Interview With Polisario’s Kamal Fadel
“[T]he people of Western Sahara have decided to continue their legitimate armed struggle for the liberation of their homeland.”
Federal Government’s New IR Laws: Further Weakening Employee Protections
The new laws have been described as a “diabolical” further dilution of worker rights.
Why Are Australian Governments Constructing the Surveillance State?
Successive Australian governments have been systematically removing freedoms and safeguards, while bolstering their surveillance of citizens.
Gladys Makes Masks Mandatory in Greater Sydney
Independent OPCAT Inspections Will Improve the Plight of Youth Detainees
There are calls for independent inspections of youth detention centres in New South Wales.
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