⚖️NSW is the 1st Australian jurisdiction to pass #defamation reforms to restore the balance between protection of reputation and freedom of speech.
⚖️I encourage my colleagues to place these nationally agreed reforms before their Parliaments as soon as possible #auslaw #auspol
People who are adopted will have their biological parents included on their birth certificates under new laws introduced to NSW Parliament today. The reform has been welcomed by advocates who say even more needs to be done. http://7news.link/3kgxqZt @BryanSeymour1 #nswpol #7NEWS
We welcome the proposed government reforms announced today allowing adopted people to have both their birth and adopted families included on their birth certificate. https://twitter.com/DeirdreCheers/status/1290883477018091520
#domesticviolence is a major cause of homelessness. Since the #NSW Gov’t announced an extra $34M for #homelessness support in response to #COVID19, c 630 households have accessed #DV RentChoiceStartSafely (up to 3 yrs #rental subsidy + support) packages.
As of 12:01am Friday, all returning NSW travellers from Victoria must come through Sydney Airport and must do mandatory hotel quarantine for 14 days, at their own expense. (This does not include existing arrangements for our border communities). https://www.nsw.gov.au/media-releases/mandatory-hotel-quarantine-for-residents-returning-from-victoria
⚖️I’m grateful for unanimous support of @NSWParlLA in passing reforms to modernise #defamation laws today. Next stop @nsw_upperhouse.
⚖️@smh editorial today- “Legal changes needed to support public interest #journalism”
#nswpol #nswlaw #auspol #auslaw
HOW TO WEAR A MASK | If you are in a position where you need to wear a mask, Dr Jan, our @NSWHealth Medical Advisor shares tips on how to do it safely. Masks alone cannot protect you from #COVID19 Maintain at least a 1.5 metre distance from others & wash your hands frequently