Alister Henskens portrait
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The NSW Parliament got behind the Coalition’s efforts to amend the Crimes Act in a way that allowed NSW Police to prosecute those publicly threatening or inciting violence but prevented this law from being weaponised by private citizens.

Crimes Act - 93Z

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30th Nov 2023
The Opposition supports, and remains willing to support, legislation that would allow NSW Police powers of prosecution for publicly threatening or inciting violence on grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex or HIV/AIDS status, and moved an amendment to allow this, which the government voted down.
The NSW Liberal and National Coalition recognises and celebrates the invaluable contributions of more than 850,000 carers across the state as we mark National Carers Week 2023.
In a blow to children, families, local sports clubs, scouting groups and arts organisations, NSW Labor have broken their election promise to rollover and continue the Active Kids, First Lap, and Creative Kids Programs established by the NSW Liberals.
A re-elected Liberal and Nationals Government will inject $1.2 billion in critical health infrastructure to build and upgrade 20 hospitals and health facilities, providing a major boost to communities right across state.
A re-elected NSW Liberals and Nationals Government will shine a spotlight on deadly cancers affecting women by providing $7 million in research grants for ovarian and other gynaecological cancers.
Promoting careers for young women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), raising awareness about menopause, and more opportunities for regional and rural women are among the issues being tackled this NSW Women’s Week.
Public spaces, parklands and transport hubs across NSW will undergo a safety overhaul under a re-elected Liberal and Nationals Government as part of a $30 million boost to the Safer Cities program.
High-achieving teachers at Thornleigh West Public School will be some of the first to earn salaries of up to $152,000, thanks to a $100 million commitment from the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government.
Women who undergo egg freezing will be able to claim a $2,000 rebate in an Australian first, thanks to a $4 million expansion of the NSW Government’s $80 million Affordable IVF Initiative.
Women and children who have experienced family, domestic or sexual violence will be further supported with eight new and expanded programs receiving $14 million to enhance safety, health and justice outcomes.
Any group in our community should be able to safely conduct their lawful activities. A re-elected Liberal Government will create a $10 million grants program to support religious organisations strengthen safety and security.