Within 12 months the NSW Government says the State’s overcrowded jails will be completely smoke-free but whether a ban on cigarettes will be trouble-free remains to be seen. It’s often been said nicotine’s addictive elements can be as insidious as heroin, and one only has to consider the millions of dollars spent by health authorities […]
The Australian Institute of Criminology’s latest crime statistics make for intriguing reading.
It’s gratifying to know that not all politicians reduce one’s perspective to one of relentless cynicism. More power to the Greens, proving to be a force even more formidable for the issues they address outside the sterling environment protection work with which they normally associated.
The proposed amendments to the Bail Act – and the manner in which they have been commissioned – continue to shock even the most seasoned political observers.
The farce we all anticipated with the review of the new Bail Act unfolded faithfully to expectations this week.
There’s no doubt the charging of former NSW detective Roger Rogerson is a high profile case, demanding a great deal of public attention.