Tag Archives

Abortion no longer a crime in NSW

By WENDY BACON Update: On September 26, the NSW Legislative Assembly passed the Abortion bill to take abortion out of the NSW Crimes Act. The bill was passed with all its amendments and on the voices without a division.   The story provides an insight into how the bill progressed through parliament.  The Human Rights Law […]

Devils in the planning detail

The State Government’s new planning laws will face a fight with Labor voting against the bill and other opponents lobbying minor parties in the Legislative Council. The Planning Bill 2013 passed the Lower House last week and will be debated in the Upper House once it resumes sitting on November 12. The laws seek to […]