UNSW Law

Manus refugees protest

A refugee policy built on deflecting the issue, rather than confronting it, is not sustainable. We cannot continue to 'contract out' our international obligations.

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UNSW Chancellor David Gonski launched the evidence-based Kaldor Centre Principles for Australian Refugee Policy in Sydney last night.

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Professor Michelle Simmons, the 2018 Australian of the Year, is among 110 members of the UNSW community named in the Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List. 

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The High Court has failed to clarify the Section 44 mess over who is eligible to stand for parliament, so now it's time for MPs to act.

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Evidence shows restorative justice can help fix environmental crime – so why isn't Australia using it more?

Juries

While the jury system embodies community values, it is by no means without challenges, says Professor Jill Hunter from UNSW Law.

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UNSW Law Professor Cameron Holley on implementing laws to save the future of our planet.

2019 UNSW Alumni Award winners: Prue Watt, Rebel Wilson and Kelvin Kong [From Left]

Hollywood actress, writer and producer Rebel Wilson, leading surgeon Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, and Paralympian Prue Watt OAM are among 13 star alumni to be celebrated at the 47th UNSW Alumni Awards.

Julia Gillard chats to SBS's Jenny Brockie

Australia's first female Prime Minister spoke at a sold-out event presented by UNSW Centre for Ideas in partnership with the Australian Human Rights Institute. 

Chess pieces and international currency

The trade war will have mixed implications for Australia, says UNSW Faculty of Law Associate Professor Heng Wang.

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