Latest law reform News

Greens propose an inquiry into drug harm minimisation
Government agrees to VAD laws extension
Religious freedom & reform
Oxfam welcomes support for self-determination for First Peoples
Continuing our reform agenda in response to Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to child sexual abuse
Legal drug checking this festival season will help protect our young people: Green Party
Guardianship reforms improve safeguards for vulnerable Queenslanders
Important Tasmanian Law Reform Institute research addresses conversion therapy
Delivery rider deaths highlight need to make streets safer for everyone
New Appointments To Victorian Law Reform Commission
‘disappointing’ NSW Budget holds back on funding for Walama court, First Nations
Support for PrideFEST 2020
Sydney’s 24-Hour Economy Takes a Leap Forward With Reforms
Establishing Walama Court must not be ignored in NSW budget or justice system
New-look legal team to fight miscarriages of justice
Labor takes next step to toughen weak donation laws
Disappointing Full Federal Court decision on security for costs in Fair Work class actions
Naloxone To Save More Lives Under Amended Drug Law
Successful prosecution of Talley’s deep-water fishing division shows need for more marine protected areas
Corporate criminal liability: complex, unruly and uncertain
La Trobe’s DECRA funding success
No evidence that asylum seekers bring terror risk
Time to revisit ALRC report to close justice gap
OAIC welcomes Privacy Act review
Close preliminary Cannabis result means a wait for specials: Greens
New team to lead Legal Services Council
Ms Chris Ronalds delivers 2020 Goldring Lecture
Public interest journalism deserves legislative protection
Inaugural Report On Renting In Victoria
Public interest journalism deserves legislative protection
Labor acts to toughen up weak political donation laws
Modernising South Australia’s abortion laws
Former Supreme Court Judge to head WA’s peak law reform body
Formal family agreements will protect older people
[Devolving extinction:] State environment approvals would weaken nature protection
Environment Minister doing Rio Tinto’s bidding
Caves destruction illustrates need for review and reform of Commonwealth legislation
COVID-19 causing greatest surge of child marriages in
We’re facing an insolvency tsunami. With luck, these changes will avert worst of it
A guide for lawyers to help with Elder Abuse released
Virtual program to address local law issues around solar energy projects
Premier dodges accountability on donation law reform
Additional resources to boost Kimberley family violence response
Law reforms will encourage more victims of sexual or family violence to seek help
A shameful new low from Labor
Reducing court backlogs in Tasmania
Domestic violence survivors and advocates call for criminalisation of coercive control
Action needed on donation law reform