The “yes” and “no” cases have outlined their arguments to be sent out to Australian voters. Here, legal experts examine the claims by both sides to see if they stack up.
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has released a statement on the responsibilities of governments to reduce harm from climate change. Here’s what’s in it for Australia.
Previous reforms have produced improvements, but victims of sexual violence are still having negative experiences in court.
Helping our Southeast Asian neighbours make conditions better for refugees there will reduce the need for them to make dangerous journeys elsewhere.
The federal government has heeded the recommendations by a coalition of 40 organisations including UNSW academics to introduce visa protections for migrant workers.
Abandoning its WTO case is a quicker path to getting Australian barley back into China. It could also be a template for resolving tariff disputes over other products, including Australian wine.
Legislation is an unsatisfactory way to institute a Voice to Parliament because, among other reasons, it would make the body insecure and vulnerable to the whims of different governments.
Clive Palmer alleges that the Commonwealth is responsible for a Western Australian law that prevented him from seeking damages for a rejected mining project.
Organisations and unions across Australia are calling for whistleblower protections for migrant workers who report exploitation.
Giving nature and the environment the same legal rights as humans is gaining ground as a new strategy to protect them from disaster.