A question of consent

While new legislative reforms in NSW hope to change the experience of survivors in the criminal justice system, community attitudes have a long way to…

Consent, the Privacy Act and biometric scanners in the workplace

An in-depth look at the privacy implications of collecting employees’ biometric data.

Experts at loggerheads over consent law review

Specialist sexual assault courts and lower penalties for offenders who honestly believed their victim agreed to sex are among the proposals submitted to a NSW-led…

Simpson to lead consent law review

Retired Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Simpson has been appointed to lead the NSW Law Reform Commission’s review into the law of consent in sexual assault…

Recording and sharing intimate images without consent

New offences in NSW include intentionally recording and/or distributing an intimate image without consent, threatening to record and/or distribute an intimate image without consent and…

The latest from the High Court: September 2016

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By ANDREW YUILE.

Health records privacy: contemporary issues, complaints and claims

The ‘big data revolution’ in healthcare has increased the demand for access to identifying health information without consent. By ALISON CHOY FLANNIGAN.

Statutory interpretation and the ordinary criminal lawyer: Gillard v the Queen

There were few occasions during my law degree in which a legal principle resonated to the extent that I retained it beyond the relevant exam….