As climate change amplifies the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, evacuations are likely to become increasingly common and costly – in human and economic terms.
Adults (and governments) don’t see children as agents of their own human rights – and that's a big problem.
In the 50th anniversary year of UNSW Law & Justice, a renowned human rights lawyer reflects on the founding Dean’s legacy and ‘living greatly in the law’.
How do responses to infectious diseases throughout history stack up today?
Every time a new policy is introduced or an old one is abandoned, its impact on children’s rights must be assessed and evaluated again.
An open process for appointing commissioners is necessary to preserve the Human Rights Commission’s independence and legitimacy.
State police have accessed QR code check-in data on at least six occasions, for investigations unrelated to the pandemic.
The NSW plan doesn’t measure up against international best practice. And Victoria doesn’t seem to be following a child-centred approach, either.
UNSW legal and software engineering experts look at the implications of vaccine passports and the impact on people’s liberty and safety.
An ‘orderly departure program’ similar to the one set up after the Vietnam War could offer a vital pathway out of Afghanistan for refugees over the next several years.