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Federal Senate calls on WA government to drop anti-protest laws

Federal Senate calls on WA government to drop anti-protest laws

The federal senate has backed a motion calling for the WA government to abandon it’s proposed anti-protest laws. The Criminal Code Amendment (Prevention of Lawful Activity Bill) is designed to stop protesters locking themselves to equipment and property and is targeted at environmental activists, but concern has been raised over the vague wording of the bill […]

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Protesters voice concern over new laws

Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of parliament house earlier this week to voice their opposition to the Barnett government’s proposed anti-protest laws. Labor leader Mark McGowan addressed the crowd and said sometimes governments don’t like what people are protesting about but the right to protest was fundamental to Australian values. Lynn MacLaren, The Greens […]

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