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25 Jun 2019
SA Law Society calls in state budget ignored
Several funding requests outlined in the Law Society of South Australia’s state budget submission have been overlooked, with priority given instead ...
25 Jun 2019
‘Very disappointing’: Folau responds to GoFundMe page being pulled
Fundraising platform GoFundMe has “buckled to demands against the freedom of Australians” by pulling the campaign to raise funds for Israel Folau...
Bill Potts
20 Jun 2019
Queensland to combat claim farming with legislation
The Queensland government has tabled legislation to stamp out so-called “claim farming” in the state. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 Jun 2019
Court facilities funding welcomed in NSW budget
Further funding for upgrades to regional courts, intended to better help meet the needs of the community, is a welcome addition to the state budget, ...
20 Jun 2019
Voluntary assisted dying now available in Victoria
Voluntary assisted dying laws have come into effect in Victoria, two years after they were first passed by the state’s parliament. Write com...
19 Jun 2019
Government must be better leaders on business and human rights
Ahead of this year’s G20 Summit, one legal advocacy group has called on the federal government to demonstrate its commitment to implementing the UN ...
18 Jun 2019
We need an Australian Charter of Rights
Australia is the only Western liberal democracy without a federal charter of rights. The unprecedented federal police raids on our media and the Morri...
13 Jun 2019
Legal framework for public interest disclosures ‘inadequate’, says NSW Bar
Reflecting on the recent AFP raids on a journalist’s home and the national broadcaster, the New South Wales Bar Association has argued that the law ...
11 Jun 2019
Not ‘towards zero’?
The NSW government has made amendments to road transport legislation which it says is to support its road safety policy “Towards Zero”. The legisl...
10 Jun 2019
Over 50 legal orgs sign open letter in face of rising police strip searches
Representatives from over 50 legal organisations across NSW, including prominent members of the legal profession, have signed an open letter to the st...
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