Panel to advise NSW on how to make music festivals safer (as long as it’s not pill testing)

The NSW Government assembles an "expert panel" to advise on how to make music festivals safer after the deaths of two attendees at Defqon at the weekend — but if they endorse pill testing, the Premier says it will not be introduced.

Banned US whistleblower Chelsea Manning presses on with speaking tour via video link

Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, jailed for sending nearly 750,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, continues with her Australian speaking tour via video link after being denied a visa on "character" grounds.

Despite lack of visa, Chelsea Manning presses on with speaking tour via video link

Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, jailed for sending nearly 750,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, continues with her Australian speaking tour via video link despite not receiving permission to enter the country.