BY EDDIE SYNOT
This is the first of two posts AUSPUBLAW is featuring on the High Court’s Love and Thoms decision. Elisa Arcioni and Rayner Thwaites’ accompanying post is here.
The High Court recently delivered its highly anticipated decision … Read the rest
BY ELISA ARCIONI AND RAYNER THWAITES
This is the second of two posts AUSPUBLAW is featuring on the High Court’s Love and Thoms decision. Eddie Synot’s accompanying post is here.
On Tuesday 11 February 2020, the High Court … Read the rest
BY CHRIS RONALDS SC AND CRAIG LONGMAN
In the recent decision of Munkara v Bencsevich & Ors, the Northern Territory Court of Appeal appears to have adopted an interpretation of s 10 of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)… Read the rest
BY HARRY HOBBS AND GEORGE WILLIAMS
Last month, the Victorian government introduced a bill into Parliament that would create a legislative basis for negotiating a treaty with Aboriginal people in the state. The bill would establish an Aboriginal representative body … Read the rest
BY MARIA NAWAZ AND ANNA CODY
It’s been thirty years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody brought national attention to the disproportionate impact of the criminal justice process on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The shocking … Read the rest
BY LAUREN BUTTERLY
On 30 May 2017, the Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion announced 7.5 million dollars to help ‘finalise Aboriginal land claims over sea country’ in the Northern Territory (NT). These ‘land claims’, or rather negotiations, relate to the … Read the rest
BY MATTHEW STUBBS
2016 presents an opportunity for decisive progress towards substantive recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution. Purely symbolic statutory recognition now exists in all but one of the States, and at … Read the rest