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Will Australia introduce laws within its borders to combat the Islamic State? Tuesday, 24th November 2015

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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What is the legal status of Uber in Australia? Thursday, 19th November 2015

Technology has facilitated the growth of ridesharing. As the world watches, Canberra becomes the first capital to regulate its use.

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New legislation affects NSW real estate transactions Tuesday, 3rd November 2015

Two major changes to legislation in New South Wales have been introduced, which will affect the way property transactions are carried out.

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Are there enough jobs for law graduates? Monday, 2nd November 2015

This year has seen high numbers of people completing their law qualifications, but are there enough legal jobs for them to go into?

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Family violence amendments having a positive effect Monday, 2nd November 2015

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.

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Identity verification introduced to Victorian property transactions Friday, 30th October 2015

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.

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Legal support for domestic violence receives $1 million in funding Friday, 30th October 2015

The government has announced a safety package, including funding to help provide domestic violence victims in Canberra with legal support.

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Federal government responds to the Financial Systems Inquiry Tuesday, 27th October 2015

The federal government has released a response to the Financial Systems Inquiry, indicating changes to the operations of the regulatory environment.

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Landmark decision on patenting of genetic material Wednesday, 14th October 2015

A High Court ruling on the patentability of isolated nucleic sequences has reversed the Federal Court decision and will be applied to IP considerations.

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Could Volkswagen face legal action from Australia? Wednesday, 7th October 2015

The government asserts that legal action will be pursued if any evidence is found that the Volkswagen emissions scandal affected Australian consumers.

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