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It’s time for Woolworths to do right thing and stop Darwin Dan Murphy’s megastore
ASIC review of 30 June 2020 financial reports
Statement from CEO Mark Dixon in response to IBAC investigation of Wodonga Council
Journalists need better protection, not prosecution
Corkman pub developers sentenced for contempt of court
Enhancing protections for journalists and public sector whistle-blowers
ASIC highlights focus areas for 31 December 2020 financial reports under COVID-19 conditions
Four Corners breaches impartiality rules
Professional standards Councils’ 2019-20 annual report published
Australian War Memorial redevelopment approved
FMA issues formal warning for market manipulation
Land and Environment Court decision on Villa World DA
Campaigners warn that 9 out of 10 people in poor countries are set to miss out on COVID-19 vaccine
Counter terrorism laws to be strengthened
ACCC issues public warning notice about Unfair Dismissals Direct
Religious freedom & reform
ARPANSA review finds no evidence of non-thermal effects from radio waves
O’Donohue – Southwick – Statement regarding Royal Commission into Management of Police Informants
New research lays blueprint for fairer, higher integrity government
Two thirds of Australians think corruption a big problem: time for action
Family Court merger ‘undesirable’ for families, former Family Court Chief Justices say
Firearms Oversight Committee established
Governments should strike a balance between encouraging philanthropy through tax support and ensuring effective
Pakistan men’s cricket team members test positive for COVID-19
New Appointments To Victorian Law Reform Commission
Changes to responsible lending laws will be bad for finance workers
Australia’s ports continue to be a ‘wicked problem’ – Ai Group Paper released
UNSW Law claims seventh Rhodes Scholar in seven years
Mark Willacy and ABC Investigations team win Gold Walkley; ABC awarded for bushfires and coronavirus coverage
Paul Murphy speech to 2020 Walkley Awards
Channel Nine News breaches privacy rules
Crown Barangaroo’s gaming operations to be delayed
Digital gaming expert awarded funding for mental health study
Proposed Energy from Waste facility at Eastern Creek
Robodebt class action success is one step closer to justice, now it’s time for a Royal Commission
Secret RCEP trade deal to be signed without oversight
ABC independence must be preserved – MEAA
Pandemic widens gap between government and Australians view of education
Cutting red tape to support our regional voices
Senate media inquiry must consider multiple challenges facing industry – MEAA
Roadmap secures NSW energy future
Response to draft Commonwealth Integrity Commission legislation
5 new cases of COVID-19 3 November
Corrected statement Law Council President, Pauline Wright’s, response to draft Commonwealth Integrity Commission
Law Council President, Pauline Wright’s, response to draft Commonwealth Integrity Commission legislation
Commonwealth Integrity Commission Draft Bill Falls Short
Data retention legislation needs more work
IBAC continues to expose and prevent corruption during a challenging year