In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:
Justified or a Step Too Far? Sydney Council Bans Smoking in Public
North Sydney Council has banned smoking in public places.
The Crime of Inciting Hatred in Australia
A white-supremacist has lost his appeal against a conviction for inciting hatred against people of the Islamic faith.
The Offence of Graffiti in New South Wales
A mural of a satanic figure behind a handcuffed George Pell has been removed.
The Defence of Mental Illness in New South Wales
A father has been found not guilty by reason of mental illness after stabbing his 5-year old son to death.
Desperate and Hungry: Struggling to Survive on Newstart
“A roof over every head, a meal on every table. Government must raise the rate.”
The Crime of Larceny in New South Wales
It has been reported that an average of over 20 petrol ‘drive-offs’ are committed in Sydney every day.
NSW May Finally Repeal the Crime of Abortion
Our state may finally repeal outdated criminal laws against having an abortion.
Preaching “Just Say No” Endangers Lives: Informed Decision-Making Protects Them
Heavy policing and the government’s continued ‘zero tolerance’ approached to drugs is leading to the loss of young lives.
“It Is Now Time for Civil Disobedience”: How the Rebellion Plans to Bring About Change
Extinction Rebellion is taking to the streets to raise awareness about environmental destruction and bring about real change.
What are the Consequences of Having a Criminal Record in Australia?
The impact of a criminal record can last well beyond a person has served their sentence.
Government Is Likely Tracking Young Activists: An Interview With Dr Stanley Shanapinda
A La Trobe University research fellow believes the government is using meta data laws to track environmental activists.
Calls to End Laws that Discriminate Against LGBTIQ Teachers
There are calls to abolish laws that allow schools to dismiss teachers due to their sexuality.
Encroachments Upon the Right to Protest: An Interview With RAC’s Dr Nicholas Riemer
NSW police are continuing their crackdown on protests.
NSW Police Partially Strip Search 13-Year-Old Boy in Public
Footage has emerged of a 13-year old being strip-searched in public.
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