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Ecocide: Criminalising environmental destruction

Social justice

Ecocide: Criminalising environmental destruction

A global campaign is underway to include “Ecocide” as an international crime falling within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (the ICC). So what is Ecocide?

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Public Safety at Events: Who’s Responsible When Something Goes Wrong?

Public safety

Public Safety at Events: Who’s Responsible When Something Goes Wrong?

The tragedy at the Astroworld music festival has again raised serious concerns about safety at large crowded events; What measures should be in place to protect people? Who’s responsible for health and safety? And who is liable if something goes wrong?

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How These Simple Mistakes Could Make Your Legal Document Invalid

Wills & estates

How These Simple Mistakes Could Make Your Legal Document Invalid

Wills or Power of Attorney papers are by far the most common documents where people unwittingly make slip-ups, giving them a headache when they least need it. Here are the top five errors and how to avoid them.

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World COPD Day: Understanding the Link Between Work and This Chronic Lung Condition

Work rights

World COPD Day: Understanding the Link Between Work and This Chronic Lung Condition

Wednesday, 17 November is World COPD Day – a time to raise awareness of this illness, its causes and how those put at increased risk of developing the condition as a result of work may be able to hold their employers to account.

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The Need for Better Indigenous Cultural Heritage Protection in Australia

Social justice

The Need for Better Indigenous Cultural Heritage Protection in Australia

In May 2020, two sites of sacred and cultural importance at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia were tragically destroyed. Shockingly, this demolition was permitted under the law.

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Pokies and Punters: How gaps in Australian law enables exploitation of gamblers

Social justice

Pokies and Punters: How gaps in Australian law enables exploitation of gamblers

The story of problem gambling – and the circumstances that enable them - in Victoria is a winding tale, and many of the events of recent years have brought us to where we are today.

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