EVENT ‘No Spray, No Way’ Community Forum

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...
Computers in cells roundtable discussion – summary

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,...
EVENT Roundtable on Computers in Cells

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...
Parliamentary Forum on Police Psychological Injuries

Parliamentary Forum on Police Psychological Injuries

Too often injured police in this State are treated as disposable items, to be removed from the police force with minimal cost and minimal fuss. This dismissive culture is most obvious when it comes to dealing with psychological injury. The devastating impact this...
EVENT The Joseph McCabe Lecture 2014

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...
EVENT: Film screening of ‘The Lab’

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...
10/50 Clearing Code SNAP ACTION Tuesday 14 October 2014

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,...
EVENT: Snap action protest, say NO to corporate voting

EVENT: Snap action protest, say NO to corporate voting

This week the Liberals and Shooters will be combining to steal residents’ voting rights, with the deeply undemocratic City of Sydney Amendment (Elections) Bill 2014 being considered in Parliament on Wednesday 10 September. Under these laws the Government is looking to...
EVENT: Rally outside Hawkesbury Council

EVENT: Rally outside Hawkesbury Council

COMMUNITY RALLY! Greens Councillor Leigh Williams has called an extraordinary meeting at Hawkesbury City Council today to put a hold on the North Richmond development in light of serious ICAC allegations of illegal developer donations.  WHEN: Monday 9 September,...
EVENT: Hawkesbury Activist Training Day

EVENT: Hawkesbury Activist Training Day

Calling all campaigners and activists!  We are running a training day for anyone who wants to become more involved in their community as a non-violent active campaigner. What do you need to do to run a successful campaign? What kind of skills does your organisation...