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The Australian parliament passed new national laws yesterday paving the way for the use of medicinal cannabis by people with painful and chronic illness. Amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act permit both legally-grown cannabis for the manufacture of medicinal cannabis products in Australia. The changes, proposed earlier this month by…
You could soon have a better chance of getting stolen electronic devices back, thanks to a change to the Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Regulation. NSW Police today joined with the NSW Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Victor Dominello, to announce the change. It will require pawn-shop staff to record…
Cyclists will be slapped with much heftier fines thanks to new rules introduced by the NSW government. Adult cyclists will be required to carry photo identification and fined 350 per cent more for not wearing a helmet under new rules and penalties to be introduced by the NSW government. Drivers…
With the road toll currently at 332, 35 more than the same time last year, police are appealing to all road users to #ArriveAlive during the upcoming holiday season. Deputy Commissioner Specialist Operations Catherine Burn said the one wish police have this Christmas is for everyone to Arrive Alive. “We’ve…
Police are appealing for public information to help positively identify a man who was found deceased in Manly last year, as a Coronial inquest into the man’s death begins.The man, believed to be about 46 years old, was known as Paul Lachlan, and lived in West Esplanade, Manly.On Thursday 20…
From today, Australia will use a new National Terrorism Threat Advisory System (NTTAS) to inform the public about the likelihood of an act of terrorism occurring in Australia. The new system has been designed to provide as much information as possible to Australians in this current threat environment. NTTAS has…
Police will join local communities and take a stand to help end violence against women at White Ribbon events across NSW today. NSW Police Force will take an oath to tackle domestic and family violence in support of an international cause to end violence against women for White Ribbon Day…
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