Media Release: Cocaine Vs Ice

  The NSW Police will send 100 officers into rural areas to fight the “ice epidemic”.   This is despite the fact that cocaine use in NSW is at a 15 year high and between 2013 and 2016 use of meth/amphetamines in NSW halved.   There is a dire need to address the impact...
NSW Police must commence a fresh investigation into gay hate crime

NSW Police must commence a fresh investigation into gay hate crime

The NSW Police must accept the findings of the Coroner and the demands of Scott Johnson’s family to commence a fresh investigation of his murder in 1988. The third inquest into Scott Johnson’s death has today found that he was the victim of a gay hate crime. Greens MP...
Event report: Byron Bay Drugs, Driving and Policing Forum

Event report: Byron Bay Drugs, Driving and Policing Forum

        We were delighted with the response to our first community forum in Byron talking about Drugs, Driving and Policing – and specifically how changes in policing practice were heavily targeting the region. David presented the latest data obtained from the...
Liberal National government’s heartless Martin Place bill passes

Liberal National government’s heartless Martin Place bill passes

Today in National Homelessness Week the Liberal National government rushed through legislation that will allow police to remove the homeless people from Martin Place, seize and destroy their belongings and break up non-“authorised” protests within the CBD. This is a...
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...
Emergency Services Bullying Inquiry

Emergency Services Bullying Inquiry

We’ve spoken to many emergency service workers who want to put a submission into the current bullying inquiry, but have concerns about how making a submission might impact on their employment, and specifically that they have worries that making a submission may...