UNSW Law

Old Parramatta Jail, Parramatta, Australia.

Aboriginal women detainees are strip-searched at higher rates than non-Indigenous women. It's clear Australia needs to address racial discrimination in justice systems.

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis, UNSW Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law and Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous, is the new Chair of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People.

animal rights protesters oppose live export at a shipping port

Advocacy groups play a crucial and neglected role in revealing systemic animal mistreatment.

Minister Ken Wyatt

A new report by UNSW Indigenous Law Centre shows overwhelming support for a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Australian Constitution. 

Powerplant

New research found power stations in the Latrobe Valley emit around 10 times more mercury than power stations in the Hunter Valley. The stark difference has a lot to do with regulations.

Qantas plane in flight

Two international law scholars explain the history of the 'right to enter' provision and how this applies to Australians stuck overseas.

qantas planes

More than two-thirds of requests to go to the UK were approved, compared to just 46% for trips to India and 59% to China.

Uluru Statement from the Heart

Ninety per cent of public submissions to the Indigenous Voice Co-Design Process support a referendum on a First Nations Voice to Parliament, a UNSW Indigenous Law Centre report finds.

a street protester holds a sign that says free the refugees

The Home Affairs Minister says Australia is exploring resettlement overseas for 'broad cohorts' of people. But such deals do not get Australia off the hook.

Apple logo on store window

The five bills would apply to Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. If some (or all) of them become law, we can expect some major changes in how they do business.

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