In preparation for the 2018 electronic Annual General Meeting (eAGM) voting the following four motions are proposed by the Board for the consideration of members. Discussion is open on these motions until 4 Mar 18.
Genetics and DNA issues need special consideration by the State. The best-possible protections should be enforced in legislation. Read CLA Policy on Genetics and DNA
A formal call for Notice of Motion(s) has been made for this year’s eAGM and any proposal will need to be lodged before 5pm 17 February 2018.
The ’new’ Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is likely as bad as the original, but the text is still secret, so it may be worse. Ideology is over-ruling common sense. 2 Feb 2018.
A federal parliament committee’s inquiry peeling back secrecy around aged care practices will dominate early 2018. There’s also grave danger in the ‘creeping Stalinism’ of proposed anti-whistleblower laws. 31 Jan 2018
The federal Parliament’s Committee system needs thorough overhaul, preferably by an external body, CLA believes. Which groups of MPs will have the courage to demand review and analysis. 26 Jan 2018
The 2018 eAGM of Civil Liberties Australia Inc will be held in February and March. 5 Jan 18