Queensland’s Annastacia Palaszczuk government has announced plans to build another children’s jail in Woodford, next door to the adult maximum-security facility. Paul Gregoire interviews Debbie Kilroy from Sisters Inside.
Labor voted against a Green's motion to bring about 130 refugees from Papua New Guinea and Nauru to safety in Australia. Paul Gregoire reports.
“We don’t surrender,” One Nation's Mark Latham said recently. He is using a legal loophole to try and get two representatives in the NSW Legislative Council to push his bigoted agenda. Paul Gregoire reports.
The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has again had to pull out of a planned inspection after NSW and Queensland refused it access to facilities. Paul Gregoire reports.
The policies of successive NSW governments to not build new public housing and sell off old stock is worsening the housing crisis, writes Paul Gregoire.
NSW is heading towards an election and communities are wondering if a future Labor government will make the necessary changes. Socialist Alliance candidate Rachel Evans talks about housing justice and her campaign.
The Doomsday Clock has crept the closest it is ever been as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists set the minute hand to 90 seconds to midnight. Paul Gregoire reports.
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.