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How would Labor regulate access to abortion?

How would Labor regulate access to abortion?

Labor has pledged to expand access to abortion services if elected this year. But how would it overcome the messy web of state abortion rules?

May stares down no-confidence vote

May stares down no-confidence vote

Good morning, early birds. Voting has closed in the no-confidence motion against UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and the Morrison government is set to release the long-awaited Ruddock review into religious freedom. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison leaves door open for new coal subsidies

Morrison leaves door open for new coal subsidies

Good morning, early birds! Scott Morrison is considering a new loan scheme for "clean" coal plants, Turkey continues to dismiss Saudi Arabia's Jamal Khashoggi story, and NSW Labor signals abortion decriminalisation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Abortion decriminalised in Queensland

Abortion decriminalised in Queensland

Good morning, early birds! Queensland's parliament has successfully voted to strike abortion from the criminal code, and rumours are stirring of an imminent leadership spill in the Nationals. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Does muzzling anti-abortion protesters infringe freedom of speech?

Does muzzling anti-abortion protesters infringe freedom of speech?

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.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ABC shows them how it’s done

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ABC shows them how it’s done

Despite the lowish audience, the ABC again showed the Nine Network how to make a terrific drama out of a significant crime and social issue story in last night's telemovie Dangerous Remedy.

It’s time for Queensland to modernize the abortion debate

It’s time for Queensland to modernize the abortion debate

Queensland's first abortion trial in almost a quarter of a century begins this week. The state's out-dated Criminal Code lumps abortion together with other "repugnant" acts such as bestiality - a pertinent reminder that the time for reform has well and truly arrived, writes George Williams.

Abortion, Queensland and a law unchanged since 1861

Abortion, Queensland and a law unchanged since 1861

One woman's story of travelling interstate to abort a child with a severe abnormality highlights Queensland's antiquated abortion laws. Dr Caroline de Costa explains.

What happened to abortion being the woman’s choice?

What happened to abortion being the woman’s choice?

Why is it that male pro-choicers keep their mouths shut publicly, while plenty of celebrity men seem to lining up to give their anti-abortion stance? Hugh Ryan examines the gender divide in the abortion debate.

Sisters are doing it for themselves, and only themselves

Sisters are doing it for themselves, and only themselves

Four years ago, four women senators from a variety of political parties cosponsored and passed a bill in support of the abortion pill RU486. Why was this a one-off? Why don't we have a women's caucus and more collective action?