Liberal National government shuts down debate on right to protest

The Liberal National government has today moved NSW closer to a police state, shutting down debate in Parliament on the right to protest. Greens MP David Shoebridge moved a motion this morning to disallow a government regulation giving police the power to prohibit any...
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...
Shoot to kill powers will not make us safer

Shoot to kill powers will not make us safer

Implementing The NSW Coroner’s recommendations in relation to the Lindt Café Siege is important and necessary step in moving forward but cannot come at the expense of our civil liberties. The Coalition’s announcement to tighten parole and give police “shoot to kill”...