law & crime
law & crime June 11, 2022
Google’s defence of a popular YouTuber’s blatantly racist and defamatory content has cost it dearly, both in money and reputation.
defence May 14, 2022
As the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case continues, his four star witnesses face their own difficulties in and out of the witness box.
law & crime May 14, 2022
Before the election, the Morrison government’s charities commission began issuing letters that threatened charities with deregistration if they were engaged in advocacy. Many regard these ‘reviews’ as a means of silencing the sector.
ir April 23, 2022
A defamation claim by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich in the Federal Court has prompted questions over whether public interest journalism is sufficiently protected by Australian law.
indigenous affairs April 23, 2022
Despite a 2016 royal commission, conditions in youth detention in the Northern Territory remain cruelly punitive, exacerbated by even harsher restrictions due to Covid-19.
law & crime April 16, 2022
After a decade in which the Coalition has attempted to undermine and abolish the Human Rights Commission, the body is almost broke and facing international sanctions.
law & crime April 9, 2022
A High Court decision on citizenship, seen as being as important as Mabo, is being recontested in what some experts say is an attempt at an American-style politicisation of the judiciary.
law & crime March 26, 2022
The federal government has done nothing to prevent child sexual abuse perpetrators from hiding their assets in superannuation, despite an announcement made four years ago promising legislation to assist survivors’ claims for compensation.