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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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EVENT: Film screening of ‘The Lab’

The Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine presents the investigative documentary “The Lab” which looks at the Israeli arms industry and the nexus between this industry and the ongoing military occupation of Palestine at the NSW Parliament on Tuesday October 14th in conjunction with the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Palestine who are hosting the […]

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10/50 Clearing Code SNAP ACTION Tuesday 14 October 2014

On Tuesday 14 October 2014 there will be a snap action outside Parliament to protest the 10/50 land clearing laws and the impact that they are having on communities across NSW. We strongly encourage anyone who can make it to come along. More details about the laws, and the campaign work that this office is […]

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