Pages tagged "health"
NSW set to decriminalise abortionPosted on Blog by Andrea Leong · August 11, 2019 10:00 AM
This post previously stated New South Wales was the last remaining jurisdiction in Australia to include termination of pregnancy in its criminal code. This error has been corrected – the dubious honour belongs to South Australia, which fully decriminalised abortion in 2021.
New South Wales is the second-last remaining jurisdiction in Australia to include termination of pregnancy in its criminal code. This could change as soon as next week, giving more Australians more control over their reproductive health, and bringing legislation more closely in line with community standards and actual practice.
View from my extremely poor vantage point outside NSW Parliament House, at a rally to support decriminalising abortion on 6th August 2019.
Safe access zones for healthcare in NSW, despite the best efforts of those who should be the strongest advocatesPosted on Blog by Andrea Leong · June 12, 2018 8:25 AM
The good news is that NSW will introduce 150-metre protest exclusion zones around women's health clinics. This legislation passed late last Thursday night.Read more