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Australian refugee policy
Politics Jun 06 2022 ByAdrian SuljanovicNewly appointed Minister for Home Affairs and Minister of Immigration,...

Newly appointed Minister for Home Affairs and Minister of Immigration, Clare O’Neil and Andrew Giles, have been met wi...

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Tasmania
The Bar Jun 06 2022 ByAdrian SuljanovicStrip searches in children’s detention centres to end in Tasmania

The Tasmanian government has passed laws that will end routine strip searches of children in Tasmanian jails. ...

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Hugh de Kretser
SME Law May 29 2022 BySimon LevettIt has been announced that Hugh de Kretser, current executive director...

It has been announced that Hugh de Kretser, current executive director of the Human Rights Law Centre, will move from th...

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Big Law May 17 2022 ByLauren CroftFamily of murdered Iranian asylum seeker sues Australian government

After an Iranian asylum seeker was killed in offshore detention in 2014, lawyers acting for his family are calling for j...

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Alice Drury
Big Law Apr 20 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeThe Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC), alongside 15 other organisations, ...

The Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC), alongside 15 other organisations, has released a “policy vision”, which calls fo...

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modern slavery laws
Big Law Feb 07 2022 ByLauren CroftAustralia’s modern slavery laws are ‘seriously lacking’

The federal government has been urged to strengthen Australia’s modern slavery laws after a damning new investigative ...

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New report warns against corporate influence
Politics Feb 01 2022 ByLauren CroftNew report warns against corporate influence

Three major industries are using their power to corrupt Australia’s democratic process, a new report from the Human Ri...

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whistleblower protections
Big Law Nov 15 2021 ByLauren Croft7 in 10 Australians want stronger whistleblower protections

The majority of Australians think whistleblowers should have increased legal protections, new research from the Australi...

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Alice Drury
Politics Nov 02 2021 ByLauren CroftHRLC launches new not-for-profits compliance guide

The Human Rights Law Centre has launched a new guide to help not-for-profits comply with electoral laws, which the legal...

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HRLC backs home quarantine in NSW and Victoria
Politics Sep 21 2021 ByLauren CroftHRLC backs home quarantine in NSW and Victoria

Australians returning home from overseas should be allowed to quarantine at home in certain states, according to the Hum...

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