Bail Bill 2013 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 22 May 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. BAIL BILL 2013 In Committee Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.36 p.m.]: I move The Greens amendment No. 3 on sheet 2013-046C: No. 3 Page 18. Insert after line 29: 33 Onus...

Police Taser Use [Questions Time]

This speech was delivered on 25 March 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. POLICE TASER — USE  Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: I direct my question without notice to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services. Why do police guidelines...
EVENT: ALHR Seminar on the Right to Silence in NSW

EVENT: ALHR Seminar on the Right to Silence in NSW

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights will be having a free seminar on proposed changes to the right to silence in NSW. Please note that lawyers may be able to claim CLE points for attendance at this seminar. These change represent a substantial attack on civil...

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered in the NSW Upper House on 19 September 2012. You can read the full debate online here. The Greens in large part support the Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 with one significant reservation, which I will address in the course of my...