George Williams

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The bitterness and division provoked by the marriage equality plebiscite debate stands in the way of Australia achieving a constitution that acknowledges and celebrates the existence of the nation's first peoples, writes George Williams.

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A national anti-corruption body is needed to help keep politicians and public servants accountable, George Williams writes.

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Sir Anthony Mason and Professor George Williams will discuss past trends and future challenges for Australian law and government in the inaugural Mason Conversation at UNSW on Tuesday 4 October. 

 

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Australia sets a double standard when it comes to foreign influence, writes George Williams.

Petition

Australia lacks of an effective system for the community to petition their elected representatives, writes George Williams.

stalemate

If neither side reaches 76 seats, Australia could be faced with weeks of uncertainty, writes George Williams.

Deans

UNSW’s new Deans have wasted no time stepping into their roles and tell UNSW Magazine that creative, innovative thinking will be their driving force.

Law book

NSW law remains fixed in the 19th century in treating a woman who chooses to terminate her pregnancy as a criminal, writes George Wiliams.

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Companies and unions do not donate funds out of a sense of altruism. They do so based on a hard-nosed calculation that giving money to politicians produces results, writes George Williams.

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While Labor and the Liberals express their disdain for the Greens, their tone will change if Australians vote for a hung parliament and the Greens hold the keys to the Lodge, writes George Williams.

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