Legal and public safety concerns over pill testing

The Canberra Liberals stand by their concerns over pill testing on legal and public safety grounds, Shadow Attorney General Jeremy Hanson said today. “Not only does pill testing send the message that illegal drug use is sanctioned by the Government, experts have stated that the tests cannot detect every substance…

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Canberra Liberals pass “revenge porn” laws

New laws to address the issue known as “revenge porn”, that were introduced by Canberra Liberals Shadow Attorney-General Jeremy Hanson were unanimously supported and passed in the Legislative Assembly today. “We know that issues of intimate image abuse are a growing problem in our community,” Mr Hanson said. “But until…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS INTRODUCE ‘REVENGE PORN’ LAWS

‘Revenge porn’ will be a crime with up to two years imprisonment for the worst offences under proposed new laws to be introduced by the Canberra Liberals, Shadow Attorney-General Jeremy Hanson said today. Revenge porn is the non-consensual sharing of intimate images on social media or other websites. It is…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS CALL FOR ACT BAIL REVIEW

It’s crucial for the ACT to review its bail laws before another tragedy strikes, according to Shadow Attorney General Jeremy Hanson. This follows several instances of crimes both locally and interstate, that were committed by people who were, at the time, on bail for other offences. “Other jurisdictions, such as…

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BARR DISGRACED OVER FAKE ACT LABOR MEDISCARE CARDS SCANDAL

Andrew Barr and ACT Labor need to apologise to Canberrans for deceitful and grubby campaigning, by distributing fake medicare cards with dishonest messages. It’s a jump back to the tactics of Labor during the Federal campaign and Andrew Barr needs to apologise, Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Hanson said today.…

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DESPERATE MESSAGES DEMONSTRATE CRISIS AT CANBERRA HOSPITAL

Text messages that show the desperate state of the Canberra Hospital and the terrible conditions that staff and patients are subjected to, have been revealed, Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for Health Jeremy Hanson said today. “These 16 text messages from management to staff show the constant pressure…

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