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Big Law 10 March 2023 ByJess Feyder‘Australia needs a Human Rights Act,’ say key legal bodies

A proposal for a Human Rights Act for Australia has been created and is being endorsed by key legal bodies.

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Corporate Counsel 14 February 2023 ByLauren CroftLaw departments need a ‘shift in mindset’ to address ESG

Following the release of HRLC’s modern slavery report, this lawyer said that for legal departments in particular, a...

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Corporate Counsel 31 January 2023 ByLauren CroftWhile the new Modern Slavery Act legislation has been in effect for...

While the new Modern Slavery Act legislation has been in effect for over four years, many organisations still have work...

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Big Law 05 December 2022 ByLauren CroftLandmark whistleblower project to receive share in $4.8m

The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSB+C) will provide $4.8 million in funding to improve access to...

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Politics 28 October 2022 ByJessica Penny‘Unconscionable’ for Cth to let prosecution of...

The case against army-lawyer-turned-whistleblower David McBride is proceeding to trial.

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Big Law 27 October 2022 ByJess FeyderProsecution of lawyer-turned-whistleblower ‘unjust and...

David McBride will soon face his defence hearing regarding his whistleblowing on war crimes allegedly committed by...

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Big Law 20 October 2022 ByJess FeyderWhat law reform is needed to strengthen Australia’s elections?

The Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) and Marque Lawyers have advocated for reforms aimed at making elections fairer and...

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Big Law 05 October 2022 ByJess Feyder‘A-G must intervene on whistleblower defence hearing’

The first-ever whistleblower defence hearing began this week, and the Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) has responded,...

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Politics 20 September 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyHuman Rights Law Centre appoints new CEO

The Human Rights Law Centre has named international human rights expert Caitlin Reiger as its incoming chief...

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Politics 12 August 2022 ByJess Feyder‘Australia must act now’: Emergency humanitarian visas needed for...

A year on from the Taliban takeover, the Action for Afghanistan campaign has reiterated its call for the federal...

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