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Jun 15 2021 ByLauren CroftNew bills in Samoa could result in significant constitutional changes

New bills introduced in Samoa last year could mean that judges will be able to be dismissed without due process, accordi...

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Jun 09 2021 ByEmma RyanNSW Law Society throws support behind $28m investment in Justice Advoc...

The Law Society of NSW has welcomed a new government initiative that helps people with a cognitive impairment navigate A...

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Jun 06 2021 ByLauren CroftMore action is needed to Close the Gap

The Law Council of Australia has called on the Australian government to take further action in order to meet targets set...

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Jun 01 2021 ByLauren CroftAustralian charities drowning in regulations and ‘red tape’

A major new report has shown that Australian charities are being increasingly impacted by outdated laws and red tape.  ...

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May 27 2021 ByLauren CroftAustralian writer detained in China deserves a fair trial, says LCA

The Law Council of Australia has supported calls to allow an Australian imprisoned in China access to legal representati...

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May 26 2021 ByLauren CroftNSW sexual consent laws to be reformed

In a massive step forward for NSW, Attorney-General Mark Speakman has just announced the reform of sexual consent laws. ...

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May 24 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyVictoria invests over $700m for justice system

The Victorian 2021-22 budget provides more than $700 million to strengthen the state’s justice, legal and court system...

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May 24 2021 ByLauren CroftReformed bail laws in Victoria are disproportionately affecting women

Bail reforms introduced in 2018 in Victoria were meant to target men who had committed violent crimes. Instead, it’s w...

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May 23 2021 ByNatasha Taylor‘Whistleblowers shouldn’t face prison for doing the right thing’...

The Human Rights Law Centre has welcomed the findings of a Senate inquiry into press freedom to better protect whistlebl...

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May 20 2021 ByLauren Croft20 organisations call for greater corporate integrity in #auspol

Both major parties are being called on to support law reform that would reduce the influence big industries have on Aust...

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