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Politics
2 May 2018
The grassroots of legal high in Australia
A policy released by the Australian Greens has proposed the legalisation of cannabis in Australia, writes Arthur Marusevich. Write comment (0...
24 Apr 2018
Political titans in conversation: Hillary Rodham Clinton with Julia Gillard
Australia will play host to a special in-conversation event next month, as former prime minister Julia Gillard is joined on stage by the woman who nea...
17 Apr 2018
Government caves on medical transfer of child on Nauru
The federal government has agreed to bring a child in mandatory detention on Nauru to Australia for medical treatment, following urgent court applicat...
16 Apr 2018
Tasmania to undo homophobic convictions of the past
Last week, the Tasmanian Parliament apologised for the pain suffered by the LGBTQI community under the state’s former laws for the criminalisation o...
16 Apr 2018
Australia must keep parole decisions impartial, legal experts warn
A team of legal academics has highlighted new research findings which show that an overwhelming majority of people in the Australian community believe...
13 Apr 2018
Lawyers debate: should body-worn cameras be mandatory for police?
Recent CCTV footage of a disabled man being allegedly assaulted by Victorian police in his front yard has raised questions around transparency and acc...
12 Apr 2018
LCA: Proposed electoral funding law reform ‘vast improvement’ but more work still needed
The Law Council of Australia has shown its support of recommendations to improve the government’s Electoral Funding and Reform Bill, however noted t...
11 Apr 2018
Managing ‘difficult’ behaviours in law classrooms
Educators are obligated to create an environment that is conducive to healthy and effective learning for students across the board, according to one l...
10 Apr 2018
ACT CTP reform: The pilot jury and its unpopular verdict
Although the long road to reforming the ACT’s compulsory third party (CTP) scheme is complete, the journey is not yet over, writes Arthur Marusevich...
9 Apr 2018
Lobby group claims lawyers holds 'unfair' advantages
The Financial Planning Association is calling for more regulatory allowances for financial planners, on the basis that lawyers and accountants current...
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The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and...
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Apr 24 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...