Opinion | 08 Nov 2019
A new era for education
The skills lawyers need are evolving as our world grows more technical. So legal education must also change, says George Williams.
Opinion | 30 Oct 2019
The ACCC is suing Google over tracking users. Here's why it matters
Regulators are beginning to tackle big tech companies' hidden use of consumer data.
Opinion | 09 Oct 2019
'The Australian government is not listening': how our country is failing to protect its children
In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Opinion | 08 Oct 2019
Myth busted: China’s status as a developing country gives it few benefits in the World Trade Organisation
In complaining about China's alleged special treatment by the World Trade Organization, US President Donald Trump and Australia's Scott Morrison are pointing to something that isn't really there.
Opinion | 01 Oct 2019
Australia has enacted 82 anti-terror laws since 2001. But tough laws alone won’t make us safer
Australia now has one of the most comprehensive ranges of anti-terrorism laws of any Western democracy. It's time to think creatively about solutions, rather than continually reworking old strategies.
Opinion | 01 Oct 2019
Another stolen generation looms unless Indigenous women fleeing violence can find safe housing
Indigenous children are admitted to out-of-home care at 11 times the rate for non-Indigenous children. The lack of safe housing for mothers fleeing family violence is a key factor.
Opinion | 23 Aug 2019
Unlawful strip searches are on the rise in NSW and police aren’t being held accountable
In a non-policing context, having to perform such acts would be a serious assault. This is why strip searches are meant to be a last resort and only used in serious and urgent circumstances.
Opinion | 22 Aug 2019
What is the conflict between the US and Iran about and how is Australia now involved?
As Australia commits to joining a coalition in the Strait of Hormuz, preventing escalation of any conflict should be the primary concern of all players.