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A Discriminating Society?

Discrimination is one of the areas that the law has had an increasing focus on. There are restrictions on discrimination based on racial, gender, disability, and many other grounds. Generally speaking complaints about discrimination must go to the Australian Human Rights Commission before any court proceedings can be taken. The idea is for complaints to…

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A Dog Act?

The Baird government’s decision to ban greyhound racing in NSW was one of the more surprising and speedy developments in politics in recent times. The Greyhound Racing Prohibition Bill 2016 was introduced into NSW parliament on 11 August 2016 and with it being declared an “urgent” Bill looks to be passed in the very short…

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Harder to Get, Harder to Keep

Those of us who have had their unrestricted licence for a while tend to get a bit down on the L and P Plate drivers, but it’s important to remember that they have it pretty tough. If you are under 25 it’s 120 gruelling hours of practice to get your L’s, and the added paperwork…