South Australian unions, human rights, legal and community groups are campaigning against Labor’s new draconian anti-protest laws, which passed the Legislative Assembly with the Liberal’s support. Paul Petit reports.
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Human Rights Law Centre managing lawyer Sanmati Verma told a forum that the Fast Track process was “designed to see people fail”. Chris Slee reports.
New South Wales Greens MP Abigail Boyd told Suzanne James that NSW Labor has abandoned its base, ignoring the wave of concern about climate change that obliterated the federal Coalition government.
Proposed amendments to the Criminal Code Act of 1995 will make it impossible for media organisations to accurately report on what governments do behind closed doors, writes Jacob Andrewartha.
Following the stand taken by doctors, teachers and church leaders to prevent the transfer of 267 asylum seekers from the Australian mainland to Nauru and Manus Island detention centres, an open letter was launched at a Law Institute of Victoria forum on February 24.