Coalition Senators Alex Antic and Matt Canavan are pushing a new anti-abortion bill aimed at those with reservations about late-term abortions. Paul Gregoire reports.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced that her government will enact laws to crack down ever harder on youth offenders. Paul Gregoire reports.
“In our negotiations with Labor, I’ve asked for their evidence that the Voice will not cede our sovereignty. To date, no one has responded to this request,” Senator Lidia Thorpe told Paul Gregoire.
NSW women’s organisations are calling for improvements to a coercive control bill so that it helps combat the behaviour rather than escalate it. Paul Gregoire reports.
The United Nations Sub-committee on the Prevention of Torture had only just begun its long-awaited visit to check on detainees in Australia when it suddenly cancelled the visit. Paul Gregoire reports on the obstruction it faced while attempting to carry out its mandate.
While the energy sector remains in private hands, it will resist any transition away from fossil fuels. Greens MLC Abigail Boyd discusses the urgent need to take it back into public hands.
Greens Senator Lidia Thorpe is challenging the federal government to answer how its Voice to Parliament plan will deliver First Nations peoples sovereignty. Paul Gregoire reports.
A United Nations' committee investigating torture in places of detention will be conducting its first visit to Australia in October. Paul Gregoire explains what it was likely to encounter.
PM Anthony Albanese’s decision to keep controversial senior public servant Mike Pezzullo on as home affairs secretary doesn’t bode well for those hoping for progressive change, argues Paul Gregoire.
The Labor government is pushing ahead with a new debt-collecting system and a points-based mutual obligations system, despite welfare groups advising that both will harm job seekers. Paul Gregoire reports.
Paul Silva talks to Paul Gregoire about prospects for real change for First Nations peoples under the new Labor government.
Former New South Wales magistrate and Kuku Yalanji elder Pat O’Shane intends to take her trailblazing attitude to government to force much-needed change in the areas of climate, corruption and social justice.
The new so-called anti-trolling bill is yet another attempt by the federal government to shut down its critics. Paul Gregoire explains.
In these paranoid times, it is somewhat sobering to acknowledge that the mass monitoring of the population is an offspring of the turn of the century, writes Paul Gregoire.
Civil Liberties Australia said new powers to allow intelligence agents to manipulate and omit data will likely lead to the manufacturing of evidence. Paul Gregoire reports.
The NSW government's policing-first approach to a complex health emergency has led to its own “social harms” including exacerbating existing prejudices held by police, writes Paul Gregoire.