In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:
Low Range Drink Drivers to Face On-The-Spot Fines & Suspensions
From 20 May 2019, NSW police will be empowered to issue on-the-spot fines of $561 and 3 month licence suspensions to fully licensed drivers who blow a blood alcohol reading between 0.05 and 0.079.
The Continuing Violation of the Rights of Future Generations
Governments continue to pass laws which remove individual freedoms and devastate the environment.
Police Raid on Nimbin Hemp Embassy: Little More Than a Show of Strength
The NSW Police Force raided the Nimbin Hemp Embassy the day before MardiGrass, with no apparent aim except to flex their muscle.
Social Security Fraud and the Centrelink Witch
The ‘Centrelink Witch’ is awaiting sentencing after obtaining money for teaching others how to commit social security fraud.
Renewed Calls for the Decriminalisation of Minor Offences
The Productivity Commission found that minor offences linked to poverty, mental health issues and substance abuse are largely responsible for prison overcrowding.
Dismissal of NSW Police Officer for Suspected Cocaine Use Was Unlawful
The NSW Police Force was found to have unlawfully dismissed an officer for suspected cocaine use.
Australian Police Don’t Take Hate Crime Seriously
Only a very small fraction of reported hate crimes are ever prosecuted.
Don’t Believe Their Hype: The Coalition Has Blown Out the Economy
The mainstream media is enabling the Prime Minister to propagate the myth that the Coalition are superior economic managers.
Why the Greatest Medicinal Plant is Outlawed: An Interview With HEMP’s Dr John Jiggens
United States propaganda led to the criminalisation of one of the world’s most widely used medicines.
Fingerprint Evidence in Not Infallible
New research further undermines the suggestion that fingerprint evidence are conclusively proof of identity.
A Right Now Politician: An Interview With the Australian Greens’ Matthew Thompson
Matthew Thompson represents a more diverse breed of politician than the old boys’ club in Canberra.
Man Who Mowed Down Emus Sent to Prison
A man who laughed as he mowed down several emus has been sentenced to imprisonment.
First Nations Youth Suicide: Our Nation’s Shame
First Nations youth suicide has reached epidemic proportions, prompting one suicide prevention advocate to remark “[t]his should be the most pressing issue of our times”.
Teacher Who Sexually Abused Student Wins Appeal
A teacher who pleaded guilty to persistently sexually abusing her student has been given a good behaviour bond.
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