Opinion | 12 Apr 2021
The government's 'roadmap' for dealing with sexual harassment falls short. What we need is radical change
The government's response to Kate Jenkins' landmark report on sexual harassment in the workplace includes several positive measures. On the whole, however, it doesn't go far enough.
Announcement | 12 Apr 2021
Where can Law & Justice take you?
As we celebrate our Faculty’s 50 year anniversary, we invite you to share your story with us – to showcase the breadth and diversity of our Law & Justice community.
Announcement | 07 Apr 2021
The significance of Teitiota v New Zealand: McAdam speaks at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
What legal questions spring from the 2019 UN Human Rights Committee ruling in the matter of Teitiota v New Zealand, which recognized that it is unlawful for States to deport people to countries where the impacts of climate change expose them to life-threatening risks?
Opinion | 07 Apr 2021
Kaldor Centre urges against passage of ‘secret evidence’ Bill
On 2 March 2021, Dr Sangeetha Pillai appeared before the Senate, Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry into the Migration and Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Information Provisions) Bill 2020. This was her opening statement.
Opinion | 06 Apr 2021
Goodwin-Gill at ASIL: UNHCR mandate needs to be updated
UNHCR’s mandate should be rewritten, Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill told the American Society of International Law’s 2021 annual meeting.
Research | 06 Apr 2021
Global dataset uncovers community relocations amid disasters and climate change
The movements of communities across the world due to disaster risks are mapped by new UNSW Sydney research.
Announcement | 06 Apr 2021
The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) goes online for new PNG human rights course
In March 2021, DTP completed the first phase of its new course on human rights with over 80 human rights defenders and community advocates from across Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Research | 01 Apr 2021
Holding governments accountable for women’s health and human rights
The Australian Human Rights Institute UNSW and The George Institute for Global Health have developed the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Implementation Map on women’s health.
Research | 29 Mar 2021
Keepers of secrets beware
Our Freedom of Information (FOI) system is under attack by governments that are increasingly trying to hide information from the public. Grata Fund is working with communities, journalists and advocacy groups to strengthen our FOI system and hold governments accountable to the law.