Australians seeking pregnancy counselling report coercive pressure as poll shows support for abortion care

Fifteen percent of clients seeking pregnancy counselling have been subjected to “reproduction coercion and abuse (RCA)”, a study has found, as new polling suggests a majority of Australian voters want governments to take action to address barriers to accessing abortion… Read More »Australians seeking pregnancy counselling report coercive pressure as poll shows support for abortion care

‘My number one issue’: Victoria Liberal candidate has history of attacking transgender rights

Newly preselected Victorian Liberal candidate Moira Deeming once claimed schools were actively trying to change children’s gender and sexual identity, while encouraging gay and transgender students to be “really narcissistic”. In interviews posted on YouTube, the teacher and Melton councillor… Read More »‘My number one issue’: Victoria Liberal candidate has history of attacking transgender rights

Victoria health minister accuses Liberals of selecting anti-abortion Bernie Finn ‘clone’

Victoria’s health minister has lashed the Liberal party for selecting a conservative anti-abortion councillor to replace the controversial MP Bernie Finn, labelling her a “clone” of her predecessor. Melton City councillor Moira Deeming was endorsed for selection for the upper… Read More »Victoria health minister accuses Liberals of selecting anti-abortion Bernie Finn ‘clone’

Australia news live: abortion reform on women’s meeting agenda, Covid fourth booster rate to pass 30%

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