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Affirmative consent laws unlikely to make a real difference to the victim's experience in a trial.
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Human rights are inalienable and universal. We advocate for equality before the law for everyone.
In advance of the Federal double dissolution election in July 2016, the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) surveyed major parties on priority issues for our members. We outlined our main priorities, our policy on those priorities and asked key questions to gauge parties' positions on those priorities. We received comprehensive responses to most of our letters.
Changes to compensation schemes can sometimes threaten to undermine individuals’ access to adequate compensation and control over their own lives.
See below for a list of CTP-related submissions prepared by the ALA since 2011.
In May 2019, a number of ALA members reported increasing instances of excessive Centrelink delays in providing refund clearances, therefore causing delays in finalising payments to clients who may be experiencing significant financial hardship.
In advance of the federal election in May 2019, the Australian Lawyers Alliance surveyed major parties on priority issues for our members.
The issues that we addressed were:
Below are the responses that we received.
Learn about the ALA's work in response to the Montara oil spill of 2009.
The federal regulator of Commonwealth workplaces, Comcare, has been the watchdog of immigration detention facilities in Australia and regional processing centres (‘RPCs’) in Nauru and Manus Island for many years.