Fines Amendment Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: I note the offensive interjection from the former Government Whip. The object of the bill is to amend the Fines Act 1996 to allow the Commissioner of Fines Administration: (a)to take civil enforcement action against a fine defaulter who is an...
NSW Parliament endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart

NSW Parliament endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart

NSW Parliament endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart In a symbolic moment for reconciliation the NSW Parliament has today formally supported the “Uluru Statement from the Heart.” The motion was moved by Greens MP David Shoebridge and all parties in Parliament today...
State Crime Command will investigate Mark Haines’ death

State Crime Command will investigate Mark Haines’ death

The NSW Police have today announced that the State Crime Command will review the case of murdered Aboriginal 17 year old Mark Haines. This announcement comes on the 29th anniversary of Mark’s death as his family and supporters joined with Greens MP David...
Bill to close CNS loophole

Bill to close CNS loophole

Today we gave notice of a bill that would require the Custody Notification Service (CNS) to be notified every time an Aboriginal person is detained. This was a recommendation of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. Currently there is only a...