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So, you’re suddenly regretting your choice of tax haven (and other news you may have missed)

Cruise giants are left marooned, travel restrictions affect abortion access, and Thailand says no to April Fools. In a jam-packed week, here are the stories you may have missed.

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Is the NSW abortion bill really the most ‘radical’ in the country?

The NSW abortion bill has been derided by opponents as "radical". How does it stand against the rest of the country?

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NSW’s abortion bill shows how hard it is to bin bad law

Every other Australian state has decriminalised abortion; shouldn't this have been simple? Progress, unfortunately, always comes with a price.

Have abortions after 20 weeks increased 39% in Victoria post-decriminalisation?

Academics from the University of Adelaide Law School are using this statistic to criticise a provision in The Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill — but are they right?

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?

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What’s next for NSW abortion laws?

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian voted against a foetal personhood bill in 2013. Will she do so again?

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.

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Queensland’s 19th-century abortion laws need urgent overhaul

Queensland doctors and other health professionals should be able to work without fear of prosecution when providing safe and effective abortion care.

Health Minister implicated in Cricket Australia sacking has pro-life history

Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson has been fighting against abortion in the Apple Isle for years.

Turnbull soul-searching after Super Saturday defeat

Good morning, early birds. Super Saturday byelections give Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a nasty wake-up call. Plus, New South Wales no longer rules the roost for economic growth. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.