With the global fight against the Islamic State, Australia is considering legislation that can strip the citizenship of those involved in terrorism.
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Technology has facilitated the growth of ridesharing. As the world watches, Canberra becomes the first capital to regulate its use.
Two major changes to legislation in New South Wales have been introduced, which will affect the way property transactions are carried out.
This year has seen high numbers of people completing their law qualifications, but are there enough legal jobs for them to go into?
An assessment of changes to the 2012 Family Law Act show that some of the changes have had a positive effect on the way cases are dealt with.
Anyone buying or selling property in Victoria will need to have their identity verified by someone in a legal job before transactions can go ahead.
The government has announced a safety package, including funding to help provide domestic violence victims in Canberra with legal support.
The federal government has released a response to the Financial Systems Inquiry, indicating changes to the operations of the regulatory environment.
A High Court ruling on the patentability of isolated nucleic sequences has reversed the Federal Court decision and will be applied to IP considerations.
The government asserts that legal action will be pursued if any evidence is found that the Volkswagen emissions scandal affected Australian consumers.