Believe it or not, Australia is a world leader when it comes to regulating medicine. On the topic of medicinal cannabis, however, there are many noses out of joint.
Despite the figures overseas that show a reduction in smoking figures, our government has banned the e-cigarette on the grounds that it ‘normalises’ smoking.
With Donald Trump looking into his own powers to pardon wrongdoing, we’re wondering if he can pardon himself to avoid impeachment.
A new raft of legislation is in place to apparently protect our agriculture industry primarily from activists who look to expose animal cruelty.
Despite the Census data showing Australia is moving on from Christianity, we still have a series of anti-Blasphemy laws on the books.
The government’s derided work for the dole program is wreaking havoc in regional communities, with the vast majority of those under the heel of the program are indigenous Australians.
The government’s plan to drug test welfare recipients makes no provisions for those who have long term medical conditions.
In the wake of the Lindt siege, the NSW government has loosened the law regarding lethal force. But is this move part and parcel of today’s policing or are we moving toward a police state?
Make no mistake, global cyber-attacks are on the rise. However, with the Government moving to protect us from hackers, the onus is also on the individual.
Earlier in the week, the council forcibly shut down a kitchen that was sheltering the homeless. Since then, Housing NSW has stepped in and provided housing for those affected.
Despite the lowering crime figures, our prison population is booming, which means big business for some.
A recent investment scam that duped Australians out of $30 million dollars has finally been broken, in what police are calling an extremely sophisticated fabrication.
Facebook has patented technology to read your emotions to tailor content and user experience, and even turn us into emoji. But what lies underneath?
A local court has overruled the Sydney City Council after they saught to prosecute a man for being homeless, representing an important precedent.
Fortunately, the Federal Government has pushed through legislation to curtail the growing societal issue of revenge porn.
As it stands, Australia is the only western nation that does not have a bill guaranteeing its citizens’ rights. With our trust in the system deteriorating, is it time for a sweeping change?
Would you take legal advice from a robot? With technology-disrupting industries world-wide, we look at the recent “bot” giving free legal advice on Facebook to asylum seekers.
Three townspeople from Wollar represent the testing ground for the NSW government’s new anti-protest laws. If found guilty of protesting a coal mine, they could face seven years behind bars.
While mortgage stress is a brutal reality of life in the ‘burbs, another beast lurks around the corner: the humble local council. They are well within their rights to sell your house if you don’t pay up.
After a man sued his date for texting through a favourite movie of his, we’re claiming that it should be a law we all abide by. Having someone ignore something you treasure is a crime most foul indeed.
After the well-publicised attack on Muslim women at UTS, we spoke to lawyer Mariam Veiszadeh about the rise of Islamophobia in this country.