Presumption of innocence takes a hit with Bail Law reforms

Presumption of innocence takes a hit with Bail Law reforms

Ugly, divisive and uninformed politics has produced the NSW government’s recently announced bail law reforms, which are not founded on evidence, are not supported by key stakeholders and ultimately will not make NSW a safer place. A copy of the report by former...
Successful call for papers on Planning

Successful call for papers on Planning

On Wednesday 26 March 2014 we received support in the Parliament for a call for papers on the review of planning. This call for papers requires the Government to produce within 21 days documents relating to the review of planning, including their instructions for the...
O’Farrell forced to effectively abandon unpopular Planning Bill

O’Farrell forced to effectively abandon unpopular Planning Bill

The Minister for Planning Brad Hazzard has today been forced to admit reality and effectively abandon the O’Farrell government’s deeply unpopular planning bill which had betrayed its promise to return planning powers to the community. Greens MP and Planning...