PIAC pursues action against CommBank

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is taking legal action to help people who are blind or have low vision with their banking. 

An age-old issue

One of the most common but least talked about forms of discrimination has enormous costs for society as well as the targeted individuals.

The High Court considers participation of deaf people in jury duty

The UN has recommended NSW take steps to accommodate the participation of deaf people on juries. By DAVID SPENCER, DR JEMINA NAPIER, DR SANDRA HALE…

The AHRC and the Racial Discrimination Act: setting the record straight

Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Southphommasane says there is a need for clearer public understanding of the Race Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth). By TIM SOUTHPHOMMASANE.

The latest from the High Court: December 2016

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

Leading the change

Social justice advocate Mariam Zamiri Veiszadeh uses social media to fight Islamophobia. She talks about how September 11 changed her life – and why she…

UN committee considers participation of deaf people in jury duty

Australia has been twice found to have violated the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by refusing to reasonably accommodate participation of deaf…

The latest from the Federal Court: December 2015

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By THOMAS HURLEY.

The latest from the Federal Court: November 2015

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By THOMAS HURLEY.

The latest from the Federal Court: March 2015

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By THOMAS HURLEY.