Politics

Group funding legislation for class actions will ‘improve access to justice’Dec 01 2019

The Victorian government has introduced legislation intending to make it easier to bring class actions for silicosis, wage theft and other f

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Nov 18 2019Proposed laws to limit environmental activism ‘outrageous’

Any legislation that has the effect of limiting constitutionally implied political communication nee...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Nov 14 2019ALS expresses sympathy over another death in custody

Aboriginal Legal Service has offered its condolences for a 20-year-old Indigenous man who died while...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Nov 13 2019Failure to decriminalise sex work in SA ‘utterly disappointing’

The push for decriminalisation of sex work has once again been defeated by the South Australian Parl...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Nov 12 20199 in 10 Australians see action on climate change as an ethical imperative

An overwhelming majority of Australians believe that governments, businesses and multinational corpo...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Implementing recommendations for personal drug use ‘will save lives’Nov 11 2019

Criminal and law enforcement responses to the use of illicit drugs have not worked, and a revamp of the system – in accordance with coroni...

by Jerome Doraisamy

NSW Law Society welcomes $88k legal aid boostNov 10 2019

The Law Society of NSW has welcomed news of an $88 million funding boost set to be provided to legal aid services over the next four years. ...

by Emma Ryan

Strip searching laws ‘should be clearer’, says NSW Deputy CoronerNov 10 2019

The inquest into six deaths at NSW-based music festivals has found that there should be limitations on strip searching, and that its legalit...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Regulation of social media a conundrum with no easy answersNov 06 2019

A lack of cooperation from social media platforms, and the absence of a globally consistent approach, mean that determining the extent to wh...

by Jerome Doraisamy

‘Stubborn, wrongheaded’ approach to family law will failNov 05 2019

The federal government’s approach to family law will see it advocate again for a “bad law” to be passed by parliament, which it failed...

by Jerome Doraisamy