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Sep 12 2021 ByLauren CroftVIC govt releases final report on forced adoptions

The final report into the Victorian Parliament’s inquiry into historical forced adoptions has been released, following...

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Sep 09 2021 ByLauren CroftSupport rises for Charter of Human Rights in Australia

The effects of COVID-19 have seen a rise in support for a Charter of Human Rights, new data has shown. Tags ...

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Sep 06 2021 ByLauren CroftNational Dust Disease Taskforce report ‘fell short’, occupational ...

Recent changes to Victorian WorkCover legislation were welcomed by sufferers of silicosis, but more work is needed to en...

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Sep 02 2021 ByLauren CroftVictoria to make public display of Nazi symbols illegal

Victoria is set to become to first Australian state or territory to ban the public display of Nazi symbols, with legisla...

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Aug 29 2021 ByLauren CroftLawyers urge PM to take action for Afghanistan

A number of community legal services across the country have called for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to take action reg...

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Aug 26 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyIndigenous vax rates a ‘national shame’, says medical negligence l...

A lawyer at plaintiff firm Shine Lawyers has slammed the failures of federal and state authorities to vaccinate Indigeno...

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Aug 26 2021 ByLauren CroftEDO scores ‘significant win’ for bushfire survivors

Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action, represented by the Environmental Defenders Office, has celebrated a court ruling ...

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Aug 26 2021 ByLauren CroftDiscretion must be exercised when issuing COVID-19 fines

Legal bodies have called on the NSW authorities to exercise caution when issuing COVID-19 fines, as they have the potent...

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Aug 23 2021 ByJerome Doraisamy4 AAT members reappointed

Two full-time and two part-time members of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal have been reappointed by the federal gove...

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Aug 23 2021 ByLauren CroftHuman rights and trade union groups support new bill

A number of organisations have supported the Australian Senate in passing a new bill that means goods made with forced l...

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