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Australian Story :: Australian Story Special David Hicks

Australian Story :: Australian Story Special David Hicks | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
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Lateline - 05/08/2014: Counter terrorism laws overhauled

Lateline - 05/08/2014: Counter terrorism laws overhauled | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
The government has announced a sweeping overhaul of counter terrorism laws and the dropping of proposed changes to racial discrimination legislation due to an intense backlash from community leaders
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Case note: Oyston v St Patrick’s College – school looses appeal in bullying case…

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How does a Queensland teen end up stuck in Syria with a cancelled passport?

How does a Queensland teen end up stuck in Syria with a cancelled passport? | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
Amid hundreds of unanswered questions, we know Oliver Bridgeman crossed the land border from to Turkey to Syria early last year, and about 11 days ago ASIO lodged a request to cancel his passport.
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Anti-terrorism: Did Australia get the right laws?

Please watch: "UNSWTV: Entertaining your curiosity" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ7UO8nxiL0 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Australia's anti-terror laws were enacted i
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Mason, Alan --- "Reform of the Law of Negligence: Balancing Costs and Community Expectations" [2002] UNSWLawJl 48; (2002) 25(3) University of New South Wales Law Journal 831

Mason, Alan --- "Reform of the Law of Negligence: Balancing Costs and Community Expectations" [2002] UNSWLawJl 48; (2002) 25(3) University of New South Wales Law Journal 831 | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
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Counter-terrorism laws—review and reform – Parliament of Australia

Counter-terrorism laws—review and reform – Parliament of Australia | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
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Singapore Airlines sued over claim drinks spill caused man to injure wife

Singapore Airlines sued over claim drinks spill caused man to injure wife | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
Melbourne woman is suing Singapore Airlines after a steward allegedly spilt a tray of drinks into her husband's lap - causing him to "jerk" into her
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UN, human rights groups and refugee groups demand solutions following Nauru data leak – as it happened

UN, human rights groups and refugee groups demand solutions following Nauru data leak – as it happened | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
Liberal MP Craig Kelly tosses off royal commission calls: ‘We can’t go around having a royal commission every time there’s an issue or a media release’
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Nauru data leak paints 'disturbing picture' of refugee abuse

Nauru data leak paints 'disturbing picture' of refugee abuse | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
The leak of a huge archive of files detailing allegations of abuse on Nauru shows the Federal Government has failed to address concerns about the treatment of adults and children in detention, human rights advocates say.
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Russia: Human rights abuses related to 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Do I have to provide my name on my Census form?

Do I have to provide my name on my Census form? | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
Guest post by Dr Caroline Henckels Last week one of my Public Law students asked me whether it was true that the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) could demand a person’s name on the Census form. The issue has been all over social media in recent days. Collecting names on Census night isn’t new –…
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A Human Rights Act for Australia?

Please watch: "UNSWTV: Entertaining your curiosity" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ7UO8nxiL0 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Should Australia have a Human Rights Act
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How anti-terrorism laws targeting 'foreign fighters' will be rolled out

How anti-terrorism laws targeting 'foreign fighters' will be rolled out | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
The Government has announced a suite of new anti-terrorism laws to target so-called foreign fighters as well as those engaging in terrorist activities in Australia. The new laws are being introduced in three stages and aim to bolster the powers of security agencies and make it easier to identify and prosecute Australians involved in terrorist activities.
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New terror top cop as brutal jihadis return

New terror top cop as brutal jihadis return | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
UPDATE: THE Federal Government will appoint a new counter-terrorism boss, as its revealed more than 30 foreign fighters have returned to Australia amid the rising threat of lone-wolf attacks.
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Bullied school student Jazmine Oyston has damages payout increased

Bullied school student Jazmine Oyston has damages payout increased | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
A Catholic school student who allegedly suffered serious mental health problems after years of bullying by the "popular group" has had her damage
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Abbott Announces New Counter-Terrorism Measures (Aug 5, 2014)

Press conference with Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Attorney-General Senator George Brandis to announce ne
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COUNTER-TERRORISM LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (FOREIGN FIGHTERS) ACT 2014 (NO. 116, 2014)

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Williams, George --- "A Decade of Australian Anti-Terror Laws" [2011] MelbULawRw 38; (2011) 35(3) Melbourne University Law Review 1136

Williams, George --- "A Decade of Australian Anti-Terror Laws" [2011] MelbULawRw 38; (2011) 35(3) Melbourne University Law Review 1136 | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
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Extraordinary changes to counter-terrorism laws encroach on fundamental human rights | Human Rights Law Centre

Extraordinary changes to counter-terrorism laws encroach on fundamental human rights | Human Rights Law Centre | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
The most significant changes to Australia’s counter-terrorism laws in over a decade proposed under the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014 are extraordinary in nature and encroach on fundamental human rights, the Human Rights Law Centre has said in a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security on its review of the Bill.
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Do we really need extra politicians? Coast looks set for more MPs

BOUNDARY review looks set to see even more politicians in our region.
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Don’t send 267 people back to offshore detention

Don’t send 267 people back to offshore detention | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
267 people seeking asylum, including small babies, may be forcibly sent back to detention centres where they're at serious risk of sexual and physical assault. Join our call before it's too late and tell Prime Minister Turnbull to #LetThemStay.
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Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics, angering human rights groups

Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics, angering human rights groups | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday, making the Chinese capital the first city to host both a Summer and Winter Games. Members of the IOC, meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, announced the decision after a secret ballot, dealing
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Security Force of 85,000 Fills Rio, Unsettling Rights Activists

Security Force of 85,000 Fills Rio, Unsettling Rights Activists | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
Incidents, including a mugging of a security chief and an assault on a Portuguese official, are piling up, while the show of force has raised concerns about overly aggressive policing.
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'They've crossed the line': Greens senator joins census revolt

'They've crossed the line': Greens senator joins census revolt | Business and Legal Studies | Scoop.it
Scott Ludlam joins two of his Senate colleagues in refusing to put his personal details on tonight's census form, citing concerns over privacy and raising fears the data collected could be hacked.
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