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Police Minister Liza Harvey stands by blood test law

Police Minister Liza Harvey says the government stands by it’s mandatory blood test laws for offenders who spit at police officers. On Friday leading HIV experts criticized the 2014 law brought in by the Barnett Government saying it had no basis in scientific fact. Currently an offender who spits at a police officer can be […]

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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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