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New sexual consent laws in NSW say you must ask first
16 Jun 2022
NSW implements affirmative consent laws in June 2022 People in NSW are now ...
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Can I get a royal pardon?
08 Jun 2022
It is not particularly well known that under the Australian constitution, the ...
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Response to modern slavery law disappointing, report finds
01 Jun 2022
When the government brought in the Modern Slavery Act in January 2019, it was ...
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Dog attack in Sydney park costs owner $50,000
19 May 2022
Toddler left with severe facial injuries after dog attack in Sydney park It was...
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Impacts of climate change on our children – is there a duty of care?
12 May 2022
In May 2021, in what was described as a worldwide landmark judgment, the Federal...
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Secretly recording conversations – is it legal in NSW?
07 Apr 2022
In 2020, one of the top detectives in NSW ran afoul of the law by illegally ...
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Superannuation assets can no longer be kept secret in family law property settlements
30 Mar 2022
From 1 April 2022 changes to superannuation laws mean that superannuation assets...
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Can your boss use electronic surveillance to monitor you when you’re working from home?
02 Mar 2022
We know the boss can monitor everything we do in the workplace, whether they do ...
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PIAC report identifies pattern of mental health discrimination in insurance industry
09 Feb 2022
A ten year study of the insurance industry’s treatment of people has found ...
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Tough new laws against image-based abuse
28 Jan 2022
New laws introduced in January impose harsh penalties on perpetrators of ...
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Concerns over police reliance on Cellebrite data extraction technology
27 Jan 2022
Police routinely use the data extraction technology Cellebrite to obtain data ...
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Is the Hague Convention on child abduction harming women?
08 Dec 2021
If you have had the misfortune of being involved in a situation involving child ...
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