NSWCCL in the media

Mike Baird's repsonse to hate speech inquiry delayed

Source: Sydney Morning Herald (5/6/2014)

The state government has shied away from a long-planned crackdown on racist speech, prompting claims the dispute over changes to national anti-discrimination laws has stymied reform in NSW.

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Today: Private eye debate

Source: Today (Channel 9), 25/5/2014

This morning we talked about the pros and cons of hiring a private investigator.

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Australia asked Americans for more help to spy on Australian citizens

Source: The Guardian, 13/5/2014

Documents from US agency show that Canberra spies pleaded for help to increase surveillance on terror suspects

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Call for Ombudsman to review blacklist rejections

Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 3/5/2014

The Commonwealth Ombudsman has been called on to review possibly thousands of unsuccessful partner migration cases following the discovery of a secret blacklist of lawyers and agents used by the Department of Immigration.

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Are you being watched?

Source: 2SER Radio, 19/4/14

Glenn Greenwald's book No Place To Hide, which came out last week, revealed that in 2011 the Australian government asked the NSA and the US to help them spy on Australian citizens.

You probably didn't know that we were being watched, but it is really happening. To find out more, 2SER Breakfast spoke to Stephen Blanks, secretary of the NSW Council for Civil Liberties.

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