Talina Drabsch

Briefing paper

Age of criminal responsibility

This e-brief provides an overview of the current law regarding the age of criminal responsibility in New South Wales.
Briefing paper

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Consent Reforms) Bill 2021

This paper provides a brief overview of the current law in NSW in relation to sexual consent, as well as some background to the proposed reforms.
Briefing paper

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 (NSW): a comparison with legislation in other states

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 was introduced in the Parliament of NSW by Independent MP, Alex Greenwich, on 14 October 2021. This paper considers the Bill, especially its provisions concerning eligibility criteria, the process involved, safeguards and allowance for conscientious objection. It includes a...
Briefing paper

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on parliament

This e-brief outlines how Australian parliaments adapted in a fast-moving and uncertain environment, focusing on the NSW Parliament. It also examines the implications for parliamentary democracy from parliament operating in its diminished form and from the government’s legislative response to the crisis.
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The relationship between domestic and family violence and housing

This e-brief investigates the issue of Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) in the context of housing and homelessness.