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New Police Integrity Commissioner fails his first test

The Police Integrity Commission (PIC) and its new Commissioner have refused to investigate a serious allegation of police assault at the SCG, and the extraordinary events which followed. The police failings included the police media unit sending Assistant Commissioner Murdoch to publicly defend police actions without even informing him that the officer in question was […]

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Broken regulator puts profits before motorists [VIDEO]

The motor vehicle insurance system in NSW is broken, and the insurance companies love it that way. This story from the ABC 730 Report exposes the heartbreaking impact on the injured, the super-profits of unaccountable insurers, and a failed regulator ignoring the public interest. The most damming evidence of this sorry situation is the estimates […]

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Public Prosecutor defends flawed Bail Act

The newly appointed Director of Public Prosecutions (“DPP”) is the only one, from more than a dozen submissions on bail law reform to the NSW Law Reform Commission, who does not support the repeal of the notorious Section 22A which has been responsible for a large spike in juveniles and adults being locked up in […]

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Sydney demands justice for Bradley Manning

A near-booked out event in NSW Parliament to show support for Wikileaks whistleblower Bradley Manning is a clear sign of the level of support in the community for his actions and concern for his well-being, according to Greens NSW MP and Justice spokesperson David Shoebridge.

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