Numerous reports have identified evidence-backed strategies to reduce the tragically high rate of Indigenous incarceration in Australia – so why won’t governments take action?
The Federal Government’s latest attempt to expand surveillance of citizens is out of proportion to the threat facing Australians, writes Morry Bailes.
We speak of the Australian ‘fair go’, yet equality before the law is denied to vulnerable Australians every day. But a landmark new report outlines a path towards a more universal justice system, writes Morry Bailes.
It’s time to end the cycle of treating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representative bodies as political footballs, writes Morry Bailes.
Providing justice for victims of institutional child sex abuse has been a long and winding journey – and we’re not quite there yet, writes Law Council of Australia president Morry Bailes.
The Federal Government’s proposed identity-matching legislation has the potential to lift government surveillance of citizens to a new and unjustified level, writes Law Council of Australia president Morry Bailes.