Saving and securing access to justice: a plan for Community Legal Centres

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman says the state government has accepted key findings of the Cameron Review of community law centre funding.

What slant should the law take on ‘scandalous’ trade marks?

A recent ruling by the US Supreme Court regarding a potentially scandalous trade mark raises the issue of how such a case might be addressed…

Finding freedom beyond the bottle

Many lawyers will relate to Talitha Cummins’ story. The former Channel Seven newsreader graced Australian screens for 16 years, but behind the shiny façade she…

High flyers: drugs and alcohol at work

Denise Cullen investigates the rise of drug and alcohol use in workplaces and the implications for disciplinary action.

It takes a village

Former Federal Circuit Court Judge Robyn Sexton talks about the case of a country NSW family that inspired her to set up Australia’s first Indigenous…

Digital assets and law reform

The NSW Attorney-General calls upon the Law Reform Commission to assess whether a legal framework for accessing digital assets is needed.

Lessons on vicarious trauma and wellbeing from a Royal Commission

Solicitor Anna Verney, who worked at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse writes the Commission’s approach to vicarious trauma and the…

Over the Uber rainbow

As head of Uber’s Asia Pacific legal team, Katrina Johnson is helping the high-profile company create the future.

A lifetime in the law

The Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM QC reflected on 70 years of work in law in an address to the 2017 Law and Justice…

After the whistle is blown: protecting employees who speak out

Sweeping changes are proposed for Australia’s whistleblower laws. But do the changes go far enough?