Australian Sex Party NSW Policies

 

The Australian Sex Party NSW Policies

NSW  

  • Create one transport agency to plan, coordinate and integrate all public transport in NSW.
  • Fast track implementation of a world-class integrated transport ticketing system.
  • More support and less red tape for small business.

SYDNEY CITY

  • A 24 hour vibrant cosmopolitan and world-class city.
    • 24 hour public transport on weekends.
    • More visible policing in nightlife hotspots, not penalisation of licensed premises.
  • Complete overhaul of public transport in and through the CBD.
    • Bus transit corridors.
    • Light rail options.
  • More open and green spaces, including turning Barangaroo into parkland.
  • A full-time Member of Parliament for Sydney.

CENSORSHIP 

  • Freedom of speech.
  • No Internet filtering & No retention of browsing history.
  • Legalise X-rated DVDs and films.
  • The liberalisation and rationalisation of NSW censorship and classification laws.
  • Repeal NSW police powers to act as enforcers and judges of adult material.
  • Support for a uniform national classification scheme.

 EQUAL RIGHTS

  • Equal rights for GLBTIQ people in all aspects of life.
    • Marriage equality.
    • Same sex adoption rights.
    • Amend the Birth Deaths and Marriages Act to remove the requirement for surgery to alter the gender on the record of birth.

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    • Provide genital modification surgery under the NSW public health system.

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REPRODUCTION RIGHTS 

  • Decriminalise abortion.
  • Ensure the right to safe and legal abortion.
  • Repeal regressive surrogacy laws.
  • Require the non-discriminatory provision of IVF services to same sex couples.

EUTHANASIA  

  • Voluntary euthanasia laws.

SEX WORK  

  • Equal rights and protections for sex workers.
  • Full anti-discrimination protections for all sex workers.
  • Complete decriminalisation of sex work.
  • No licensing for brothels.
  • No mandatory registration of sex workers.
  • Establish an independent, but state-funded, advocacy organisation for sex workers.

ETHICS, RELIGION & EDUCATION

  • Keep religion out of politics and the government system, including public schools.
  • Ethics classes for all public schools.
  • Qualified counsellors in public schools, not religious chaplains.

DRUG LAW REFORM

  • Treat drug use as a health issue, not a criminal issue.
  • Decriminalisation of all personal drug use and possession for personal use.
  • Commercial drug trafficking to remain a criminal offence.
  • Extension of drug injecting rooms beyond Kings Cross.
  • No sniffer dogs in public streets and public venues.
  • Legalise the prescription of heroin to registered and habitual users.
  • Legalise and regulate cannabis for medical use.

CORRUPTION, TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Stronger anti-corruption measure for the NSW government and public sector.
  • Increased resources for the ICAC and the NSW Ombudsman.
  • Establish independent statutory funds to provide guaranteed budgets to the ICAC and the NSW Ombudsman.
  • Remove any Ministerial control and influence over the ICAC and the NSW Ombudsman.
  • Greater privacy for citizens and their information.
  • No covert access to private information without a court-issued warrant and independent review and oversight.
  • Royal Commission into child abuse in NSW religious institutions.
  • Royal Commission into the operation of DoCS in NSW.
  • Legislate to prevent local government Councillors concurrently being Members of Parliament or Parliamentary staffers.

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Fiona Patten on Late Night Live with Phillip Adams

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Fiona appeared as a recent guest on Phillip Adams’ Late Night Live with Josie Delap, the British home affairs correspondent for The Economist. They discuss Delap's article on sex work and technology in the current issue of the magazine. Listen here.

Spend Chaplaincy Budget on Sex and Relationship Education

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Following yesterday’s announcement by the federal government that it will ask the states to administer their own chaplaincy budgets, the Australian Sex Party has challenged both the Victorian Liberal and Labor parties to channel the funds into sex and relationship education for students instead.

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