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Govt urged to investigate Tasmanian police use of listening devices & its oversight regime
Anti-protest laws are undemocratic and will fail to protect Tasmanian jobs and communities
More regulation of cosmetic surgery industry needed – not less
ATAS Code of Conduct improvements welcome but do not go far enough to protect consumers
Queensland First Nations treaty welcome: will help fight injustice
Legal immunity for aged care providers must be removed from aged care bill
Merit-based appointment process for Human Rights Commission is imperative: legislation welcome
Sydney solicitor Genevieve Henderson is new ALA national president
Tasmanian drug laws must change to reflect community expectations
Injured workers need every chance to be assessed before workers comp rules change
Lawyers welcome decision to drop Collaery prosecution
New workers comp bill flawed and ambiguous
Proposed anti-protest laws are an unnecessary attack on right to protest
Withdrawal of workers comp bill welcome but lawyers call for careful consideration of new amendments
Calls for Government to disclose actuarial reports relied upon to make workers comp changes
Lifting ban on patient testimonials in advertising will risk public safety
Lawyers Alliance welcomes new Federal Ministry
Drug law reform in NSW will save lives: Proposed drug diversion program small step in right direction
Travel industry accreditation scheme should be strengthened to improve consumer protections
Tanya Day family recognised for law change advocacy
Social justice warrior – Sister Brigid Arthur
Voluntary assisted dying laws in NSW welcome: Call to allow NT & ACT to pass own VAD laws
New NSW police powers are dangerously broad
Qld Government plans to strip rights from dying workers
Rural and regional health inquiry report welcome but must be actioned urgently
Rights of ACT residents must be protected with simple and affordable complaints mechanism
Banksia Hill conditions are an appalling breach of human rights: reform is urgent
Immunity for aged care providers will strip elders of legal rights: Lawyers urge Senate to stop Bill
NZ refugee resettlement deal welcome but long overdue
Plant-based omega-3s may boost heart health, reduce risk of heart disease
Urgent law reform needed to prevent sexual harassment at work
Qld member Rod Hodgson wins ALA Member of Year Award
Qld dust disease legal expert wins national Civil Justice Award
Toowoomba lawyer wins award for bringing legal services to regional and remote communities
Flawed Religious Discrimination Bill must be fully redrafted
Djokovic case sets dangerous precedent
Djokovic case highlights Australia’s arbitrary and unfair border policies
Djokovic decision highlights Australia’s arbitrary and unfair border policies
Fines for failing to report positive RAT results: unhelpful and will not work
Reform of body-worn camera laws in Victoria is welcome
Federal human rights charter needed to balance conflicting rights in crisis
Lawyers’ duty to administration of justice undermined by Religious Discrimination Bill
Review of cosmetic surgery sector welcome but overdue
Plants and animals of Noongar Nation break new ground in Indigenous knowledge tool
Lawyers call for ban on advertising cosmetic surgery to u18s
Age of criminal responsibility must not be lower than 14 years
Expansion of CEO’s powers in NDIS Bill is concerning and unnecessary
Reform of NSW child sex abuse laws welcome