Royal Commissions Amendment Bill 2013 [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 20 March 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. ROYAL COMMISSIONS AMENDMENT BILL 2013 Second Reading Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [8.00 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I give my party’s strong support to the...
Shooters trade your right to silence – but for what?

Shooters trade your right to silence – but for what?

  The O’Farrell Government has now removed the centuries-old right to silence from all NSW citizens after the Shooters MPs reversed their stated position, presumably following “talks” with the Government. Astoundingly the Shooters MPs failed to speak on the bill...