Category Archive: Media misrepresentation

Aug
11

NSW Bill based on more misinformation

This article is yet another example of the media allowing ideological misinformation to drive the abortion debate.    With references to the law needing to come into line with community expectations and the law stopping doctors performing abortions, the article is regurgitating the same misleading abortion propaganda that was delivered in Victoria and in Queensland.  The …

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Aug
11

Address in QLD parliament

Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you in my capacity as a researcher, counsellor and educator of more than 2 decades to give a voice to the many hundreds of post-abortive women and men I have spoken to during that time.    It is timely that we are having this discussion on abortion …

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May
27

Women should be thankful; Misogyny at its finest

Discussions around abortion access often rest on this concept of choice, freedom and autonomy for women, concepts that the majority of people would support.  It is these ideals which underpinned much of the political debate around the recent Infant Viability Bill in Victoria.  Yet in spite of the substantial evidence that abortion is rarely an …

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