Tasmanian ban on abortion protests may not be constitutional
Michael Stokes | 26 November 2013 |
A legal expert argues that the new law provision breaches the freedom of political communication.
Tasmania stifles abortion protest with new law
Diana Hutchinson | 22 November 2013 |
The island state has just approved a law which mandates referral and suppresses dissent.
Tasmania’s intimidating abortion bill
Michael Cook | 30 April 2013 |
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, Tasmania
Deregistration, heavy fines and jail terms threaten those who voice their opposition to abortion.
New frontiers in repressing dissent
Mishka Gora | 11 March 2013 |
Tasmania may be small, but it will punch far above its weight on the world stage in shutting down protests against abortion if a new bill is passed.
Michael Cook | 05 February 2013 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, Tasmania
Lightweight politicians have written a lightweight report on euthanasia for Tasmanian voters.
Well done, Tassie. Well done!
Michael Cook | 04 September 2012 |
tags: Australia, same-sex marriage, Tasmania
Tasmania could become the first Australian state to legalise same-sex marriage. Is this just a smokescreen for its economic problems?
The atheist and his art
Steven Jacks | 29 May 2011 |
Hobart, the capital of the clean and green state of Tasmania, is an unlikely place for a temple of atheist art.