New South Wales will debate safe-access zones around abortion clinics

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Safe-access zones around abortion clinics will reduce stress from patients and workers.

This week, Labor’s Penny Sharpe MLC and Nationals Trevor Khan introduced a private members bill which will debate whether safe-access zones in abortion clinics are legal in New South Wales. The safe-access zones are already a reality in Victoria, Northern Territory, Tasmania, and the ACT.

While advocacy groups say this is a step on the right path, for many states, like Queensland, this is not a reality, and advocacy and strategies are needed on a national level to raise awareness and take the stigma out of abortion.

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Friday, May 18 2018
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Featured in storyPenny Sharpe - Labor Member of Legislative Council in NSW Jenny Ejlak - President of Reproductive Choice AustraliaNatalie Charlton - Committee member of Pro-Choice Queensland
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