The latest developments in law reform and advocacy: October 2016

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

The latest developments in law reform and advocacy: September 2016

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

The power of storytelling

Professor Larissa Behrendt talks about her support for the Bowraville families, her approach to research with Aboriginal communities, and why storytelling is central to law…

What we can learn from the Mabo lawyers

There would be no Mabo case without the perceptive, dogged and fearless advocacy of the rights of the indigenous peoples by the Mabo lawyers. By…

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: February 2016

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

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: December 2015

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

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.

Community legal education: bringing two worlds together

Innovative community legal education programs in the Northern Territory are keeping pace with the way we consume and engage with media, and are proof of…

Aboriginal cultural heritage law: a long road to reform

Despite multiple reviews and decades of calls for change, Aboriginal cultural heritage remains in the State’s flora and fauna legislation. By NORMAN LAING and KELLYANNE…

The NSW Youth Koori Court: a new pilot program

The NSW Youth Koori Court (YKC) began at Parramatta Children’s Court on 6 February and will continue on a pilot basis for 12 months. It…