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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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HIV experts call for government to scrap spitting laws

Australia‚Äôs leading HIV experts have condemned the governments of South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory over laws that force people accused of spitting at police officers to undergo mandatory HIV and blood-borne virus testing. The experts were gathered in Adelaide last week for the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference, where delegates unanimously passed a […]

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