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Big Law 22 May 2024 ByGrace RobbieAre tattoos becoming more accepted in the legal profession?

Once symbols of rebellion, tattoos have seamlessly integrated into mainstream society, serving as prevalent forms of...

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Big Law 20 May 2024 ByAlyssa Whiffin, Michelle Tan, and Leah Ahokava‘Pink tax’: Why is gender-based pricing discrimination legal?

The pink tax prevails in Australia due to the lack of laws and regulations preventing the mark-up of women’s products...

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Politics 17 May 2024 ByNicholas CollierOn the acquisition of customary title in PNG

Torres Strait Islanders live under two customary law systems – Papua New Guinea and Australia. They have more rights...

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Corporate Counsel 14 May 2024 ByAnnie Haggar and Denny WanStriking the right balance when disclosing cyber events

Goldilocks and the cyber risk disclosure porridge: an old children’s tale offers a useful lesson for disclosure of...

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Politics 09 May 2024 ByDr Matt BachLet’s end some wars

Like most real wars, the war on drugs is totally counterproductive. Yet, it’s also unique in its idiocy, writes Dr...

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Corporate Counsel 30 April 2024 ByGrace RobbieAustralia must follow EU’s lead on stronger due diligence measures,...

The European Parliament’s recent approval of the new corporate due diligence directive has sparked calls from...

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The Bar 22 April 2024 ByDr Matt BachPrison doesn’t work: A case study from the country of its birth

Despite their ubiquity across much of the world, all reputable studies, including my own, show that penitentiaries crush...

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Politics 19 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyDreyfus: ‘There is a crisis of male violence in Australia’

Australia’s Attorney-General has slammed the “scourge on our society” that is male violence, in remarks earlier...

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Politics 18 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyLaw reform needed to address proliferation of doxxing

In an age where doxxing is becoming more commonplace, a statutory tort for serious invasion of privacy may be essential...

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Politics 11 April 2024 ByAlastair LawrieA 10-point test for fair anti-discrimination law reform

We have a truly once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws for the benefit of...

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