Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

It has been a busy year in NSW Parliament, and once again budget estimates are almost upon us. Hearings will be from Thursday 31 August to Friday 8 September 2017. We’d love to hear your thoughts about issues to raise and potential questions to ask. Budget Estimates...
Time to lift time limits for victims of abuse

Time to lift time limits for victims of abuse

The first bill to implement recommendations from the Federal Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse to restore justice for victims was introduced to the NSW Parliament today by Greens MP David Shoebridge. The Limitation Amendment (Child Abuse)...
State or Federal, Liberal Governments reject human rights

State or Federal, Liberal Governments reject human rights

The Government today objected to a parliamentary motion in what can only be described as a mindlessly partisan move following the federal Liberal Party’s open hostility towards the Australian Human Rights Commission. The motion by Greens MP David Shoebridge read: 1....
Operation Protea – Adjournment speech 23 June 2015

Operation Protea – Adjournment speech 23 June 2015

For more information and the original document, click here. [Uncorrected Hansard] Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [6.56 p.m.]: I have spoken before in this place about Operation Protea, which is a Police Integrity Commission inquiry considering the role of police on the Catholic...