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Alex Greenwich

Alex Greenwich

2 Years On From 'YES', Progressive Wins Can Happen No Matter Who's In Charge

6 min read

Two years ago today Australians voted overwhelmingly for marriage equality.

World

World

Alabama's Near-Total Abortion Ban Blocked

2 min read

A US federal judge has blocked Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion, ruling it would cause " irreparable harm".

Health

Health

Online Abortions Made Available To More Australian Women

2 min read

Women now have another avenue for accessing medical abortions, with the launch of a new online and over-the-phone service.

Health

Health

Abbie Chatfield Opens Up About Having An Abortion Nine Months Before 'The Bachelor'

2 min read

'The Bachelor' runner up has talked about why she found it difficult to open up about having children when discussing family with Matt Agnew on the show.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

The Church Is Finally Losing Its Grip On Births, Deaths And Marriages

4 min read

It only took 119 years but, at long last, NSW women who do not wish to carry a pregnancy through to term -- for whatever reason -- can safely and legally access an abortion up until 22 weeks.

News

News

Abortion Decriminalised In NSW In 'Historic' Moment

3 min read

After weeks of debate, a controversial bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW has cleared its final hurdle.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Warns Others Not To Kiss Babies After Son Contracts Virus

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Bill To Decriminalise Abortion Passes NSW Upper House

2 min read

A bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW is now only one vote away from becoming law, after finally passing the state's upper house.

Alex Greenwich

Alex Greenwich

This Is Why I Wrote The Abortion Bill

3 min read

The legislative effort to decriminalise abortion in NSW follows a long tradition in our parliament: addressing these types of issues through private members bills, multi-partisan collaboration and conscience votes.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pregnant Mum Hacked To Death, Husband Injured During Luxury Holiday

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

Like Everything Else, Today’s Failed Leadership Spill Is Tony Abbott’s Fault

3 min read

Just when you thought NSW politics couldn’t be more pathetic...

National

National

'Put The Fetus In The Bin' Chant Never Happened, Protesters Say

5 min read

Pro-choice advocates have slammed "lies being propagated" after anti-choice campaigners released a video claiming they chanted "put the fetus in the bin" at a rally in Sydney on Saturday.

Politics

Politics

Gladys Berejiklian Facing Internal Revolt Over Abortion Bill

3 min read

NSW Liberal MPs angry over the current push to decriminalise abortion are working the phones about launching a potentially embarrassing censure of Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Decriminalising Abortion Doesn't Go Far Enough

4 min read

In case you hadn’t noticed, a debate is raging about the decriminalisation of abortion in New South Wales.

National

National

Radio Host's On-Air Question On Abortion Is 'Not Okay'

3 min read

The Minister for Women has criticised a radio host's on-air question to the NSW Premier on whether she would personally have an abortion. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Slapped With $100 Fine For Failing To Get Teen Up For School

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

El Salvador Court Acquits Woman Of Murdering Her Stillborn Baby

2 min read

Evelyn Hernandez, 21, had been sentenced to 30 years in jail for intentionally inducing an abortion in El Salvador.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Barnaby Joyce's Latest Hypocrisy Is Lecturing Women About Abortions

4 min read

He says he deserves privacy at personal and emotional moments -- but he's not willing to afford women that same luxury.

National

National

'Beyond Outrageous': Abortion Bill Delayed Until September

2 min read

A bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW will not be voted on in parliament's upper house until at least September.

Politics

Politics

Every MP Who Voted Against Decriminalising Abortion In NSW

2 min read

NSW MPs have voted overwhelmingly to decriminalise abortion in the state, though the impassioned debate has divided senior Liberals.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Breastfeeding Warning After Baby Dies With High Level Of Alcohol In Blood

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Overweight Dog Sheds 45kg After Owner Demanded He Be Put Down

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

Experts Slam 'Insulting' Misinformation About Abortion Decriminalisation Bill

5 min read

As debate intensifies around decriminalising abortion in NSW, the state's peak medical body is accusing opponents of "unfounded fearmongering". 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Apologise For Officers On Horseback Leading Black Man By Rope

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Politics

Politics

Time To 'Right A Wrong': MPs Debate Abortion Decriminalisation Bill

5 min read

A push to change "cruel" abortion laws is "important and overdue", the NSW Health Minister says, as the state parliament debates the controversial legislation.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler Lucky To Be Alive After Falling Down Man Hole

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dentists Find Hundreds Of Teeth In Young Boy's Mouth

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Delivery Driver Steals Family Dog, Lists It Online For $100

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Anti-Abortion Billboard To Be Removed From NSW Highway After Backlash

3 min read

An anti-abortion ad will be removed immediately from a roadside billboard, a month after the same ad was ordered to be pulled down from buses in the state. 

World

World

Judge Orders Abortion For Woman With Disability

1 min read

A British woman has been ordered to have an abortion by a court, going against her and her mother's wishes, after health authorities argued it would be in her best interests.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Hannah Gadsby Had Abortion After Being Raped

1 min read

Content warning: This article discusses rape.

News

News

'I'm Not Ashamed About My Abortion'

5 min read

When Sarah Thompson had an abortion it was a criminal act in New South Wales. Ten years later, terminating a pregnancy is still illegal in the state, despite most Australians supporting legal abortions.

National

National

Year 12 Student Leads 2,000-Strong Rally For Abortion Rights

4 min read

More than 2,000 people, most of them young women, took to Sydney on Sunday to march for reproductive rights.

TV

TV

'The Walking Dead' May Leave Georgia Over Abortion Bill

6 min read

AMC has joined a number of other film companies who said they would pull its productions from the state if the abortion ban were to pass.

World

World

Netflix Could Boycott Georgia Over Controversial Abortion Law

2 min read

Netflix will consider pulling movie and television productions from Georgia if the state implements a controversial abortion ban, Variety reported Tuesday.

World

World

Support For Abortion Rights Grows As US States Curb Access

3 min read

Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Paramedic Nearly Dies After Macca's Mix-Up

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

Alabama Passes Abortion Ban With No Exceptions For Rape Or Incest

1 min read

The Alabama State Senate just passed a near-total abortion ban in a 25 to 6 vote.

Corrine Barraclough

Corrine Barraclough

A #SexStrike Is Not The Answer To A Ban On Abortion

3 min read

Over the weekend, celebrities including #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano and Bette Midler called on women to stop having sex, after the latest restrictive abortion law was passed in the US.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Men Will Never Be Subjected To The Barbarism Of The Abortion Laws They're Enacting

5 min read

This week, Georgia became the sixth state in America to pass a bill that effectively outlaws abortion and criminalises those who seek to obtain or provide one.

TV

TV

Busy Philipps Gets Candid On Having An Abortion

2 min read

Speaking on her late night now, 'Busy Tonight', Busy Phillips spoke out against the state of Georgia’s new abortion bill for women, which would prohibit the procedure after six weeks.

Updated

Updated

White Ribbon Reverses Abortion Decision After Enormous Public Pressure

3 min read

White Ribbon has reversed its decision to withdraw a pro-safe access to abortion statement, following significant pressure and community backlash.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queensland Decriminalises Abortion And Kerryn Phelps Smear Campaign

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

'I Won't Stop': The Fight To Protect Unborn Babies

4 min read

It has been four years since Sarah Milosevic lost her unborn daughter, and she's still fighting for Sophie's life to mean something. 

National

National

ACT To Get Increased Access To Abortion

1 min read

GPs in the ACT can now prescribe drugs for medical abortion, bringing the nation's capital in line with other jurisdictions.

Politics

Politics

Thousands Shut Down Brisbane CBD In Anti-Abortion March

2 min read

These protesters want the state's 19th century abortion laws left alone.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Nazi Prison Guard Deported, Ex-Trump Lawyer Reaches Plea Deal

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

World

World

Thousands Rally As Argentina Votes To Legalise Abortion

3 min read

The Catholic Church plays a major role in the politics of the country.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump's Sanctions And Government Pressured To Do More For Farmers

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Lombok Earthquake And The Man Delivering Water To Farmers

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Calls For Inquiry Over Cricket Australia Abortion Sacking

2 min read

"You have some serious explaining to do."

National

National

Can Employees Be Sacked For Having Public Opinions?

2 min read

The line between our private and working lives is becoming increasingly blurred.

National

National

Thousands Sign Abortion Petition From Woman Sacked By Cricket Australia

3 min read

"Is this Australia? Is this 2018?"

News

News

Is Abortion Legal In Australia? Depends On State

4 min read

Every single state has a different law around abortion, except for one.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump Sides With Putin And French Team Arrive Home

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Meghan Markle Breaks Royal Protocol By Maybe Expressing Opinion On Abortion

1 min read

Deleted tweets show the Duchess of Sussex may have broken a royal protocol dating back to the 17th Century.

World

World

Pope Francis Likens Abortion To Nazi Policy

2 min read

He also reiterated the Catholic belief that a family consists of a mother and a father.

Politics

Politics

Tasmania Set To Vote On Public Health System Abortions

2 min read

Five years after decriminalizing abortion, Tasmania is set to debate the issue again.

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Barnaby Wants Privacy, Just As Long As It's His

4 min read

One of the Twitterati put it brilliantly...

Politics

Politics

Premier Defends Ministers Who Voted Against Safe Access Zone Bill

1 min read

Gladys Berejiklian has described her Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence as "outstanding".

Views

Views

Barnaby Joyce's Latest Prayer For Privacy Is A Bit Steeple

6 min read

God help us.

Politics

Politics

Abortion Safe Zone Bill Passed In NSW Parliament

2 min read

The NSW lower house has voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Safe Access To Reproductive Health Clinics Bill.

National

National

Abortion Clinics Finally Have 'Safe Access Zones'

2 min read

Harassing people entering or leaving an abortion clinic now carries a maximum penalty of six months prison or a $5,550 fine.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queenlanders Feeling Blue, Kardashian's Visit Pays Off And Zuckerberg Under Fire Again

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Nats MP Says Barnaby Joyce Should Go After THAT Interview

2 min read

"To be rescued from this is virtually impossible, he pretty much wrote his political death warrant last week with that interview."

World

World

The Countries With The Most Brutal Abortion Laws

8 min read

In 2018, there are still countries that jail women for up to 40 years for terminating a pregnancy.

World

World

World Reacts To Ireland's Historic 'Yes' Vote

1 min read

Celebrities, politicians and activists around the world have shown their support for Ireland's move to legalise abortion.

World

World

Ireland Voters Set To Overturn Abortion Ban: Exit Poll

1 min read

An early exit poll suggests a big win for Ireland's Yes Campaign.

World

World

We Spoke To Irish People Travelling From Australia To Vote

4 min read

Irish people living in Australia have spent thousands returning home to vote, while others unable to make the trip have donated to help students get home.

Politics

Politics

The Abortion Referendum Tearing Ireland Apart

9 min read

4000 Irish women a year are forced overseas to get the abortions they can't obtain at home.

World

World

Irish Women Are Returning #HomeToVote On Abortion

3 min read

Thousands are returning home to vote to repeal the eighth amendment, to effectively legalise abortion in the country.

National

National

Abortion 'Safe Access Zone' Bill Passes NSW Legislative Council

1 min read

Labor's Penny Sharpe and the Nationals' Trevor Khan teamed up to co-sponsor the bill.