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Should a deaf person be able to serve on a jury?
14 Feb
Gaye Lyons is profoundly deaf. She can lip read, but her usual method of communication is ...
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“I was approached by the police. What are my rights in New South Wales?”
19 Jan
There are certain directions from police officers in NSW which must be followed by all ...
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Employing backpackers – be a fair employer and stay on the right side of the law
07 Dec
Everyone loves a bargain and backpackers are seen as an endless source of cheap labour. ...
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Trump victory demonstrates why we need compulsory voting
29 Nov
The outcome of the US presidential election provides a convincing argument for the ...
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Maternity leave, paternity leave, partner leave, adoption leave and employee’s right to return to the same position
11 Nov
“Parental leave entitlements” is a broad term covering maternity leave, paternity ...
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What questions is it legal for employers to ask job applicants during an interview?
27 Sep
The process of looking for a new worker to fill a vacancy is a source of anxiety for many ...
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Discrimination against employees and job seekers who have a mental illness – legislation vs. reality
22 Sep
It is illegal for employers to discriminate against workers or job seekers on the basis of...
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Sanctuary – Does It Exist?
17 Feb
We’ve seen it in movies– a man pursued by soldiers or police runs to the ...
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Law Should Protect Women From ‘Revenge Porn’
23 Sep
Overshadowed by recent dramatic developments in Canberra has been a push to introduce ...
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Lawyer For Asylum Seeker Hamid Kehazaei Confident Of Inquest Into His Death
17 Sep
Courtesy of smh, by Latika Bourke on 8 September 2014 The lawyer representing the ...
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Manus Detainees Seek Witness Protection
01 May
Courtesy of smh.com.au By Michael Gordon 30 April 2014 Lawyers acting for asylum ...
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Manus Island: Lawyers Say Witnesses To Reza Berati’s Death Need Urgent Protection
01 May
Courtesy of abc.net.au Lorna Knowles and Alison McClymont 1 May 2014 Lawyers ...
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