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The great game debate: Valve vs. the ACCC Thursday, 12th May 2016

The online marketplace is becoming bigger as technology becomes more accessible. But unlike the wild west it is also highly regulated. 

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Automation in the legal sector Thursday, 12th May 2016

Automation is a scary issue for workers around the world, but what does this mean for the legal profession and legal jobs in Australia?

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Anzac Day, two-up and its legal history Friday, 22nd April 2016

Two-up is a simple game that is played on Anzac Day by Australians across the country. But why is it so important to the country's sense of identity?

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Balancing economic development with environmental concerns Monday, 7th March 2016

Being able to balance multiple perspectives is an important duty for legislators. So, what is being done to address environmental damage?

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Insolvency reform a shift in the right direction? Monday, 7th March 2016

Australia is currently looking into the reform of its insolvency legislative regime. The aim is to move towards a pro-business framework.

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Australian government empowering women worldwide Monday, 7th March 2016

A new strategy from the Australian government aims to continue to promote gender equality amongst its trading and diplomatic partners. 

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Whose responsibility is disaster relief: Federal or state government? Monday, 29th February 2016

The recent fires in WA and Tasmania were met by outpourings of generosity and physical efforts. However, which agencies are legally bound to lead the recovery?

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How Australia's innovation policy will shape the legal market Thursday, 11th February 2016

The federal government's new focus on innovation is set to change the landscape for both the public and private sectors through new regulatory measures.

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The state of Australian prisons Wednesday, 27th January 2016

Australian prisons are facing a significant overcrowding issue. This problem is impacting the government, the taxpayer and those in government legal jobs.

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Is Australia Day still important? Wednesday, 27th January 2016

Australia Day is not just a time to drink and eat under the blaring sun. It is also a time to reflect on Australia's past as well as its future. 

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