The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: March 2017

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

Rights and freedoms and the common law: the ALRC investigates

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report, Traditional Rights and Freedoms – Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (‘Freedoms Report’), was tabled on 2 March 2016, concluding an…

ALRC urges reform of native title

The ALRC Native Title Final Report contains 30 recommendations for reform, focusing on ‘connection’ requirements, the content of native title, authorisation and joinder. By JUSTINE CLARKE.