We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian voted against a foetal personhood bill in 2013. Will she do so again?
Queensland doctors and other health professionals should be able to work without fear of prosecution when providing safe and effective abortion care.
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.
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.
One of this group's passions is challenging the legality of abortion exclusion zones.
MPs unite in Queensland and New South Wales to reform outdated abortion laws, write Caroline de Costa, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, and Heather Douglas, professor of criminal law.
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
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.