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Rally for decriminalisation of sex work in South Australia

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SIN, 24/5/2018 June 2nd is International Sex Workers Day, which celebrates the birth of the sex worker rights movement, which originated in Lyon France, forty three years ago in 1975. On this day, sex workers staged a church ‘sit in’ to protest police brutality and the lack of police attention to crimes against sex workers. Soon community members joined sex workers and challenged the police to...

Information for Students and Researchers on Unplanned Pregnancy and Abortion

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Pregnancy Advisory Centre, Central Adelaide Local Health Network, released September 2017 The Pregnancy Advisory Centre has developed this resource to assist students, researchers or anyone interested in understanding the South Australian, Australian and global circumstances of unplanned pregnancy and abortion. The following information provides links to resources, services, organisations and...

SHINE SA & 160 others call on Parliament to recognise the will of the Australian people

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The Equality Campaign, December 2017 More than 160 LGBTI organisations, leaders and supporters – including SHINE SA – have signed a statement calling on the Australian Parliament to recognise the will of the people and ensure marriage equality is passed by the end of the year. “As organisations, leaders and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)...

Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey Results

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Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 15 November 2017 Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry? Of the eligible Australians who expressed a view on this question, the majority indicated that the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry, with 7,817,247 (61.6%) responding Yes and 4,873,987 (38.4%) responding No. Nearly 8 out of 10 eligible Australians (79.5%)...

Evidence-Informed Public Health: resources and information

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National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (Canada), 2017 Evidence-Informed Public Health is the process of distilling and disseminating the best available evidence from research, context and experience, and using that evidence to inform and improve public health practice and policy. Put simply, it means finding, using and sharing what works in public health. Canada’s NCCMT has a...

Andrews Government backflips on safe injecting room trial because current drug policy ‘not working’

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ABC News, 31/10/2017 Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has said he changed his mind about supporting a safe injecting room trial in inner Melbourne because a jump in the number of overdoses showed the current approach was failing. The Government has confirmed it will hold a two-year trial a centre at heroin hotspot North Richmond under a bold plan that includes tougher penalties for drug...

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