Latest Australian Lawyers Alliance News

SQ321 passengers may never receive compensation for psychological injury
Government urged to implement recommendations of human rights inquiry
Calls for birth trauma injuries to be addressed across Australia
Allies for Uluru Statement of Commitment
Qld Govt should lead the way on workers comp with equal rights for gig workers
NFP Support And Advocacy Group – Flat Out
Calls for Qld Govt to lead the way on workers comp for gig industry
Response To High Court Decision Re ASF17
Lawyers welcome TLRI recommendation for laws to protect human rights in Tasmania
Federal Migration Bill Must Be Abandoned
Criminal Record Should Not Mean Access To NDIS Denied
Migration Bill Is Cruel And Must Be Amended
Gig workers need workers’ comp rights: urgent need for law reform
Reversal of youth bail law plans in Victoria will cause harm
Reversal Of Youth Bail Law In Victoria Will Cause Harm
Lawyers call on election candidates to commit to justice and integrity
Injured motorists will pay the price of proposed WA law changes
Papalia criticisms of judicial decision: an attack on the rule of law
Qld charity founder wins award for work supporting domestic violence survivors
Proposed SA sentencing laws for sex offences will result in injustice
Lawyers Alliance calls on VIC Government to support drug checking services
Govt urged to adopt recommendations of institutional child abuse inquiry
Call for Passenger Bill of Rights to be included in Aviation White Paper
Victorian cannabis legalisation is welcome next step
Proposed response to High Court decision imposes harsh conditions on refugees
High Court decision may lead to redress for falsely imprisoned refugees
Wide Support for Cannabis Legalisation in Senate Submissions
Lawyers call for e-scooter safety and insurance reform
WorkCover cuts strip too many rights from injured workers
GLJ High Court decision may lead to fairer outcomes for abuse survivors
Voice referendum result: statement from ALA
Victorian barrister wins ALA Member of Year
Qld women win national award recognising commitment to seeking justice for Robodebt
Prosecution should be paused while medicinal cannabis driving trial is underway
Proposed NSW drug diversion program is a small step in the right direction but it is not enough
Allies for Uluru call on Australians to vote ‘Yes’ in Voice Referendum
Commission of Inquiry report welcome but proposed Pontville site for detention centre is ‘appalling’
NSW budget: welcome commitment to ‘closing the gap’ initiatives
Change needed to prevent delays and re-traumatisation in historical child abuse claims
Lawyers support calls to give Victorian Charter of Human Rights ‘more bite’
ALA calls on Victorian Bar to take action against discriminatory behaviour
Tighter regulation of non-surgical cosmetic procedures welcome
Qld youth justice law changes: breaches govt’s obligation to put interests of children first
Urgent action needed to fix Blue Card system and the regulation of childcare centres
Greens federal cannabis bill will prevent court & police time being wasted on minor drug offences
Extensive delays with detention centre claims continue in SA Courts
Federal human rights laws will result in positive outcomes for vulnerable Australians
Digital signing of statutory declarations will make legal processes more accessible