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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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Australia amends telecommunications law for the sake of national security Wednesday, 13th January 2016

An amendment to the Telecommunications Bill aims to increase security involving a series of networks that are paramount to Australia's national interests.

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Australia's evolving landscape for workers compensation self-insurance Tuesday, 12th January 2016

Self-insurance in Australia is a hot topic, with new changes aiming to simplify the system for those working across the public and private sectors.

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What does the sharing economy mean for Australian legislators? Tuesday, 12th January 2016

The rise of the sharing economy has lead to a host of legal issues for organisations that have deployed a peer-to-peer business model.

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Australia protests renewed Japanese whaling activities Monday, 14th December 2015

Japan's recent renewal of whaling activity in the Antarcticcould lead to new legal proceedings being undertaken by Australia.

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Government to embrace Harper Review's competition principles Monday, 30th November 2015

The government has released its response to the Harper Review, as it prepares to adopt some of the competition principles put forward for recommendation.

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NSW introduces laws targeting printed guns Monday, 30th November 2015

What impact do new technologies have on the law? For NSW, 3D printed guns have led to legislation specifically addressing their use.

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The value of mediators in the legal system Monday, 30th November 2015

Mediators continue to play an important role in the legal landscape, as an increasing number of cases are dealt with by these professionals.

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Government pushes for early family violence intervention Wednesday, 25th November 2015

The government has emphasised the need for people to report and act on cases of family violence as soon as possible to avoid further problems.

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