Politics

Laws stripping dual nationals of citizenship must be repealedJul 18 2019

The federal government should repeal laws that strip Australian dual nationals of their citizenship and place them at an unacceptable risk of statelessness, family separation an

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Jul 18 2019Legal bodies urge government to abandon family court merger

Several legal bodies have joined forces in urging the federal government not to reintroduce “flawe...

by Emma Ryan

Jul 17 2019Proposed religious anti-discrimination laws to heighten bigotry in business, lawyer says

A Melbourne-based employment lawyer says plans to safeguard religious freedom through the introducti...

by Emma Ryan

Jul 04 2019Government rejection of CTP scheme recommendations ‘bitterly disappointing’

The Law Society of South Australia is disappointed that several recommendations into the Social Deve...

by Naomi Neilson

Jul 02 2019Lawyers’ open letter backs press freedom

A number of Australian lawyers have banded together to voice concern over the recent AFP raids on jo...

by Grace Ormsby

Health practitioners warned against breaching informed consent lawsJul 02 2019

The Law Institute of Victoria has warned state health practitioners in aged care facilities against administering prescription pharmaceutica...

by Naomi Neilson

New Australian Lawyers Alliance president appointedJun 30 2019

National advocacy group Australian Lawyers Alliance has appointed its new president as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. News Write...

by Jerome Doraisamy

WA Law Society takes payroll tax stanceJun 30 2019

The Law Society of Western Australia has expressed its support for an increase to the payroll tax threshold for small businesses in the stat...

by Grace Ormsby

Minimum criminal age must be lifted to 14 years, says LCAJun 26 2019

Federal, state and territory jurisdictions need to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility to 14 years and remove the “fraught”...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Vic A-G refers murder conviction based on Lawyer X’s conduct to Court of AppealJun 26 2019

There is credible evidence to suggest that “there may have been a miscarriage of justice arising from Nicola Gobbo’s conduct and use as ...

by Jerome Doraisamy