Man shot dead by police in Northern Sydney

A man has been shot dead by police in Sydney’s north after he allegedly lunged at officers with a knife. Police responded to a domestic incident in Newport on Sydney’s Northern Beaches around 2am this morning when the 39-year-old was shot. According to reports, two officers discharged their weapons in self-defence. Man lunged at police …

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NSW Police car chase was ‘appalling risk’ says coroner

A coroner has criticised NSW Police after a pursuit led to the death of a toddler in her own backyard. Tateolena Tauaifaga was 17 months old when she was struck down while playing with her three sisters in Sydney’s west. The car, driven by Christopher Chandler, careened through the fence following a police pursuit. Chandler …

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Kobie Dee headlines South East Block Party 2022

Indigenous artist Kobie Dee will be headlining the South East Block Party for another year. The Youth festival is set to return tomorrow from 2:30pm at Arthur Byrne Reserve on Bidjigal Land in Maroubra. It’s Up to You’th The Block Party co-incides with Youth Week 2022, which focuses on empowering youth to create their own futures. …

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Kobie Dee headlines South East Block Party 2022

Aboriginal man shot at six times by NT cops charged with assaulting police

A 20-year-old who Northern Territory police shot at six times is facing three charges including assaulting police. The man allegedly threatened the NT cops with a spear, when they responded to an unrelated incident nearby. Man shot and tased by police NT Police Assistant Commissioner Michael White said officers responded to a call-out in a …

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Funeral insurer, aimed at Indigenous consumers, collapses leaving thousands out of pocket

The Government has been called to step in to assist First Nations families who lost money to a funeral insurance fund which seemed to be Indigenous owned and created. Ngemba woman, and Greens candidate for Parkes Trish Frail spoke in Dubbo today about the collapse of Youpla Group. Greens NSW Senate candidate David Shoebridge stood …

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Draconian anti-protesting laws will hurt democracy, advocates say

In a disturbing turn of events, new anti-protesting laws mean the NSW Government has essentially criminalised any protests that don’t have NSW Police approval. The new, repressive measures deliberately target protesters, who are often in opposition to the Government’s views. Everyone from school children marching for climate action, to anti-war protestors can face up to …

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Police officer touched nipple of Aboriginal boy while he was restrained, watchdog finds

A NSW Police officer touched the nipple of a restrained Aboriginal boy while laughing, the police watchdog has found in a serious example of police misconduct. Police restrained the 15-year-old boy in an ambulance, over fears he tried to self-harm in his cell. The watchdog found the officer touched the boy’s nipple, while making a …

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Police officer touched nipple of Aboriginal boy while he was restrained, watchdog finds

Push to ban spit-hoods nationwide after continued use in Northern Territory

After the continued use of spit hoods on kids in the NT, advocates are pushing for nationwide ban on the barbaric devices. If you wish to support the move to ban spit hoods: SIGN THE PETITION HERE The NT News confirmed today that all states except for Queensland and Northern Territory stopped using spit hoods …

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