7th Jul 2022
The decision to discontinue the prosecution of former ACT Attorney-General Bernard Collaery is very welcome, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
13th May 2020
Changes to national security laws governing ASIO's powers to question terrorism suspects, introduced into Parliament today, excessively increase ASIO’s powers and are not necessary, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
29th Aug 2019
The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) is calling for the prosecution of Mr Bernard Collaery to be dropped, amidst increasing public outrage both in Australia and overseas.
13th Aug 2019
A Media Freedom Act would help address the current imbalance between national security laws and the important need to protect the independence of the media, said the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) in a submission to the parliamentary inquiry into media freedom.
6th Aug 2019
The legal processes being employed to prosecute lawyer Bernard Collaery are not fair or just, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
27th Mar 2019
The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) is alarmed by reports that national security legislation is being misused and causing protracted delays in the prosecution of Witness K and Collaery.
The National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage And Foreign Interference) Bill 2017.