The government should set clear parameters for the royal commission into child sexual abuse and dampen unrealistic expectations about what can be achieved, UNSW Professor and former royal commissioner Hal Wootten QC says.
Is adding GST to online sales about equality in retail or an exercise in shoring up the federal budget? asks Dale Boccabella.
The role of the governor-general has changed, and so too should the way that the governor-general is selected, writes George Williams.
With a new planning system about to be introduced in NSW, the need for an independent, specialist public interest environmental and planning law centre is greater than ever, argues Amelia Thorpe.
Since it is possible for the ICC to promote better domestic prosecutions, it can, and should, encourage domestic accountability for sexual violence crimes, writes Amrita Kapur.
A program that improves access to justice for disadvantaged residents in Sydney’s east has won the Kingsford Legal Centre and law firm Freehills a major justice award.
A lengthy legal battle over the Murray-Darling between the states and the Commonwealth may have disastrous implications for policy-making in this area, argues Shipra Chordia.
Australia is now entering its fourth wave of engagement with Asia, and the Asian Century White Paper provides the road map for the new steps in this journey, writes Tim Harcourt.
All petrol retailers need to put their prices online for motorists to get the full benefit and to ensure a level playing field, write Frank Zumbo.
Banks will need to move quickly to embrace the changes that mobile banking is forcing upon them, writes Jonathan Greenacre.