May 10, 2018
Michelle Guthrie has pledged to oppose further cuts to the ABC's budget, telling government that they would do well to remember what the broadcaster means to voters. And other media tidbits of the day.
April 27, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Tasmanian women are traveling to Melbourne for abortions in record numbers. Plus, Josh Frydenbergheads to COAG to talk about Australia's recycling crisis. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods
March 22, 2018 6
Something is amiss with people of child-bearing age in Tasmania.
December 21, 2017 6
If we want to win the fight for women, reproductive rights must be the most important front.
August 22, 2017 4
Heather Douglas (Professor of Law, University of Queensland) and Caroline de Costa (Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, James Cook University) investigate a recent case of a woman being charged with illegally aborting her own pregnancy and question what was gained by this absurd process.
July 28, 2017 5
State and territory Labor branches are pushing for elected members of the party to no longer have a conscience vote when it comes to abortion.
May 15, 2017 11
To the extent that abortion’s technical status as a criminal offence remains, it's clearly the case that the law is running behind public opinion.
May 8, 2017 12
School chaplains argue they need millions of dollars in taxpayer funding to push their religion in government schools.
February 16, 2017 1
His name is Gerry and he has issued a press release seemingly addressed to foetuses.
February 15, 2017 6
Coal not so cool ... Engie CEO stepping down ... a note to the foetuses ...
October 12, 2016
Crikey readers respond to previous editions.
October 6, 2016 1
Crikey readers respond to yesterday's edition.
September 16, 2016
Sometimes outlets that aren't Crikey produce wonderful stories. Here is what we are reading -- what it's like to die, what O.J. Simpson means to black America, how the girlfriend of Philando Castile is getting on with her life, and an insight into the man who discovered lithium treatments for mental illness.
August 31, 2016 2
Doctors’ professional bodies have spoken out loud and clear in favour of the decriminalisation of abortion in Queensland, write Caroline de Costa, professor of gynaecology, and Heather Douglas, professor of criminal law.
May 27, 2016
New laws are a small step forward.
May 26, 2016 7
The latest attack on Victoria's abortion laws has failed, but anti-abortion activists have said the war is not over.
May 11, 2016
MPs unite in Queensland and New South Wales to reform outdated abortion laws, write Caroline de Costa, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, and Heather Douglas, professor of criminal law.
May 2, 2016 1
The Rockhampton Supreme Court case involving abortion for a 12-year-old highlights urgent need for abortion law reform in Queensland, write Caroline de Costa and Heather Douglas
December 3, 2015 6
Victoria has passed legislation preventing the harassment of women outside abortion clinics. But does the new law restrict free speech? Crikey intern Jess Davis investigates.
October 19, 2015 34
This is a hands-off cruelty that sent "Abyan" back to an open prison without having received adequate medical treatment.