Ignore the uninformed commentary about South Australia’s lockdown and who’s responsible – Morry Bailes explains the legislative framework that allowed South Australian authorities to effectively detain most of the state.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on economies, jobs and workplaces, and serious steps are required to turn around the worst financial conditions since the Great Depression. Industrial relations reform is a priority, argues Morry Bailes.
If the community can’t find common ground on gender issues, the parliament and the courts will need to intervene, writes legal commentator Morry Bailes.
South Australia’s state election results in 2018 finally reflected the electorate’s will, but that new-found fairness is already under threat, writes legal commentator and Liberal Party legal adviser Morry Bailes.
Crowdfunded legal action has potential ethical perils for both litigants and lawyers, writes legal commentator Morry Bailes.
Populist attempts to use the law to fix perceived problems, including economic ones, often have unintended consequences, warns legal commentator Morry Bailes.