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Sydney rents most unaffordable in Australia: study

Sydney rents most unaffordable in Australia: study | HSC Legal | Scoop.it
Sydney has almost no affordable rental housing for low-income earners east of Blacktown, 35km west of the CBD, according to a new affordability index.
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Chan and Sukumaran executed in Indonesia - k.corcoran@ssc.nsw.edu.au - Santa Sabina College Mail

Chan and Sukumaran executed in Indonesia - k.corcoran@ssc.nsw.edu.au - Santa Sabina College Mail | HSC Legal | Scoop.it
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Enemies of the internet: the countries and agencies controlling the web

Enemies of the internet: the countries and agencies controlling the web | HSC Legal | Scoop.it
They’re known as Enemies of the Internet. They are the countries and agencies identified as using surveillance, censorship and even imprisonment to silence the internet and rule a tightly controlled web.
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Australian Bill of Rights

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A list of areas in Australia where human rights need better protection

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Brennan: we want human rights protection –

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The human rights ball is now with the government, with the core message of the Brennan Committee's report on human rights indicating that Australians want better human rights protection.
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Syria: Epicenter of a Deepening Refugee Crisis

Syria: Epicenter of a Deepening Refugee Crisis | HSC Legal | Scoop.it
Thousands of refugees, many of them fleeing the brutal conflict in Syria, are streaming across Europe in search of safety and security.
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Aboriginal prison rates - Creative Spirits

Aboriginal prison rates - Creative Spirits | HSC Legal | Scoop.it
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are massively overrepresented in the criminal justice system of Australia.

Aboriginal people represent only 3% of the total population, yet more than 28% of Australia’s prison population are Aboriginal.
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2. Australia Needs a Federal Bill of Human Rights - YouTube

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Bill of rights desirable but not urgent: voters

Bill of rights desirable but not urgent: voters | HSC Legal | Scoop.it
THE looming prospect of an Australian bill of rights has inflamed both ends of the political spectrum but middle Australia remains confused about the issue and believes resolving it is ''not urgent''.
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Bill of rights is the wrong call

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IF Australians were asked whether they wanted non-elected judges to enjoy the final say on all public policy, it is pretty clear how they would vote. A modest increase in judicial review was proposed in 1988. Voters were asked only to endorse trial by jury, freedom of religion and fair terms for property acquired by government, by inserting these as rights in the constitution. The referendum lost in every state and territory by votes of up to 75 per cent.
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