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Libertyworks and Implied Freedom of Political communication

Speed and Stracey recently represented Libertyworks Inc, at the High Court to seek a declaration that the registration provisions under the FITS Act were beyond the power of the Commonwealth Parliament to enact because they contravened the implied constitutional freedom of political communication

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45 years of the ICCPR

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) coming into force. William Shrubb looks back over its first four decades.

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Celebrate Australia

Celebrate Australia and the foundations of democracy, respect for individuals, peaceful nation and the rule of law

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Human Rights Day

World Human Rights Day is an opportunity to share with your students the importance of human rights and why they must be preserved for all people across the world.

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Eureka rebellion

The anniversary of the Eureka Stockade is fast approaching. This is the name given to a rebellion...

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High Court Appointments

Read commentary by Chris Merritt on the recent High Court appointments and what that means for the rule of law in Australia

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Commonwealth funding of school chaplaincy program

The 2021-21 budget has continued funding for the National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP), however while the NSCP will continue to support the wellbeing of students and school communities through the provision of pastoral care...

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