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Discarded memories: prisoners’ access to storage cut

Commencing in July, the Department of Attorney-General and Justice will be cutting funding to the Prisoners' Aid Association of NSW in order to divert funds to "transitional" services that assist people upon release. For over a century, the Association has played an important role in helping inmates transition back into the community by collecting and […]

Chalking now a crime

Community activists fear that chalking on footpaths could become illegal if proposed new laws are adopted by the NSW Government. Six months ago, NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay ordered the removal of the Oxford St rainbow crossing  in the heart of Sydney’s gay district. This action led to unprecedented numbers of locals chalking rainbow flags […]