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EVENT: Documentary screening of ‘Hard to Believe’

Our office is hosting a screening of the documentary ‘Hard to Believe’ which looks at forced organ harvesting in China, what Australia’s responsibility is and why it matters. WHEN: Wednesday 28th October, 6pm – 8.30pm WHERE: Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney RSVP: rsvp@unseen.is

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EVENT Parliamentary Briefing: Unethical Organ Trade and Impact on NSW

CHINA INSIGHT Unethical Organ Trade and Impact on NSW The Chinese organ transplantation system has lacked transparency for decades and continues to involve unwilling prisoners of conscience. China’s human rights record remains questionable according to the United Nations and Amnesty International. This roundtable discussion will include: • How NSW can champion positive change with legislation […]

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Forum – The Future of Police Accountability

REGISTER HERE Chair: Mr Robert Debus AM, Professorial Fellow UNSW Law and former Attorney-General of NSW Introductory remarks: Mr Andrew Tink AM, Reviewer of Police Oversight Q&A Panel: The Hon. Trevor Khan MLC, Deputy President and Chair of Committees, Parliament of NSW (National Party of Australia) The Hon. David Shoebridge MLC, Parliament of NSW (The Greens) Mr David […]

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EVENT Sniff Off Party

Drug sniffer dogs do not work. In fact they are wrong 64-72% of the time. When they do find drugs, it is normally a small amount for personal use – only 2% of searches result in a supply conviction. The police use of drug dogs disproportionately affects the poor, Aboriginal and queer communities. Young people […]

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EVENT ‘No Spray, No Way’ Community Forum

David will be joining National Toxics Network’s Jo Immig and community spokesperson for concerned residents of Bellingen Shire Susan Weil in Bellingen on Monday 2nd March to discuss Forestry Corporation’s plans to conduct aerial spraying in the Gladstone State Forest. WHEN: Monday 2nd March, 6.30-8.30PM. WHERE: Bellingen Uniting Church, Hyde St Bellingen WHAT: Will have a discussion on: the chemicals proposed […]

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Computers in cells roundtable discussion – summary

Yesterday David hosted a roundtable with the Community Justice Coalition to discuss the implementation of computers in cells for education and counselling. The event was initiated by Brett Collins of Justice Action. Other speakers included Ron Fabre from Prison PC, Kat Armstrong from the Women in Prison Advocacy Network (WIPAN), and Ken Marslew from Enough […]

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EVENT Roundtable on Computers in Cells

Date: Thursday 11th December 2014 Time:  1:00pm – 2:30pm  Location: Macquarie Room Parliament House (6 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000) Objective: To discuss the issues surrounding the implementation of computers in cells, and online counselling and other services in prison cells Speakers: David Shoebridge Greens MP Ron Fabre, Computer System Expert Prison PC Kat Armstrong WIPAN […]

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EVENT The Joseph McCabe Lecture 2014

David Shoebridge MLC will deliver this year’s Joseph McCabe Lecture: ‘The Ellis Defence and Its Aftermath’. John Ellis is an abuse victim who attempted to sue the Catholic Church for compensation. He lost a High Court case with costs awarded against him. The Church’s argument was that the Church was an unincorporated association whose assets […]

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