Media release: Night-time police raids on the elderly not on

The organisation Exit International has raised concerns about police “night time raids” on elderly members, including in retirement villages in the Tweed region.   Greens MP and Justice spokesperson David Shoebridge said:   “It’s hard to imagine something...

Media Release: Urgent Rethink Needed in Policing Mental Health

A man, who had been held under the Mental Health Act, has died while being arrested by police. This tragic death focuses the urgent need for far greater mental health resources and a rethink of the role of policing people in the community with mental illnesses. Greens...

Media Release: Cocaine Vs Ice

  The NSW Police will send 100 officers into rural areas to fight the “ice epidemic”.   This is despite the fact that cocaine use in NSW is at a 15 year high and between 2013 and 2016 use of meth/amphetamines in NSW halved.   There is a dire need to...
NSW Police must commence a fresh investigation into gay hate crime

NSW Police must commence a fresh investigation into gay hate crime

The NSW Police must accept the findings of the Coroner and the demands of Scott Johnson’s family to commence a fresh investigation of his murder in 1988. The third inquest into Scott Johnson’s death has today found that he was the victim of a gay hate crime. Greens MP...