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Tasmanian ban on abortion protests may not be constitutional

Michael Stokes | 26 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Tasmania
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 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, freedom of conscience, freedom of speech, Tasmania
The island state has just approved a law which mandates referral and suppresses dissent.

Tasmanian euthanasia bill defeated, 13-11

Paul Russell | 20 October 2013 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Tasmania

Tasmania’s push for euthanasia comes under fire

Paul Russell | 08 October 2013 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, Tasmania

Tasmania’s intimidating abortion bill

Michael Cook | 30 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
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 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Tasmania
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.

Paternalism in the Apple Isle

Paul Russell | 09 February 2013 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Lara Giddings, Tasmania

Innocents abroad

Michael Cook | 05 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, Tasmania
Lightweight politicians have written a lightweight report on euthanasia for Tasmanian voters.

Tasmanian same-sex marriage supporters lost in Parliament, but they win in the schools

Michael Cook | 03 October 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: sex education, Tasmania

Touching the third rail: gay health

Michael Cook | 06 September 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: gay health, Tasmania

Well done, Tassie. Well done!

Michael Cook | 04 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
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?

Tasmania launches elder abuse initiative

Paul Russell | 29 August 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: elder abuse, Tasmania

Will Tasmania legalise same-sex marriage?

Michael Cook | 08 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Tasmania

Terrific new website to combat euthanasia in Tasmania

Michael Cook | 11 May 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: elder abuse, Tasmania

How voluntary is “voluntary”?

Michael Cook | 03 April 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: elder abuse, Tasmania

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