Abortion bill debated in NSW parliament
Jodie Stephens and Heather McNab
6 Aug 2019
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has urged colleagues to back a bill decriminalising abortion in order to "right a wrong" enacted in law more than a century ago.
Mr Hazzard on Tuesday launched a NSW lower house debate on a private members bill allowing pregnancy terminations up to 22 weeks.
Abortion bill to be introduced to NSW Parliament delayed after MPs claim they need more time
By state political reporter Ashleigh Raper
July 30, 2019
The introduction of a bill to decriminalise abortion in New South Wales has been delayed, after a number of Liberal MPs raised concerns there wasn't enough time to consider the legislation.
Leader of the House, Andrew Constance, this morning confirmed the bill would be introduced today and debated this week, but by this afternoon that was no longer the case.
Anti-Abortion Billboard To Be Removed From NSW Highway After Backlash
Wed 24 Jul 2019
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.
The billboard ad features the words “a heart beats at four weeks”, advertising pro-life group ‘Emily’s Voice’ as part of its ‘notbornyet’ campaign.