Sun, sea and … storm surges: bayside buyers bewareBy Gideon Cohen, Pauline Février, Hannah Vandenbogaerde
The environmental rule of law is frayingBy Bruce Lindsay
To many observers who increasingly despair at the limp efforts by governments and corporations to address the climate emergency, environmental law can seem like one of the most viable strategies to meaningfully and swiftly address the crisis. Environmental law, given that it’s concerned with the protection of environmental ‘public goods’ or ‘commons’
Does an Implied Right to a Healthy Environment already exist in the Constitution?By Costa Avgoustinos
The Right to a Healthy Environment may be implied in the Australian Constitution. I argue this position based on existing precedent regarding constitutional implications: the High Court recognises that rights may be implied in the Constitution if ‘necessary’ to protect the Constitution itself: Lange (1997)
Don’t look away.By Gina McColl
Right Now set a challenge for a lucky bunch of postgraduate students at the Centre for Advancing Journalism (University of Melbourne). The pay off? Scale. Impact. Investigations. New journalists launching careers with skills, contacts and credibility in climate and human rights reporting.
Phoebe McIlwraith on dancing with CountryBy Phoebe McIlwraith
As the climate crisis intensifies, so too does the language we use about the impacts of harmful human behaviour on the environment.
Are We There Yet? Five Human Rights Questions After Our Mental Health Royal CommissionBy Simon Katterl
Fashion & Feminism: The Revolutionary Mary QuantBy Gabrielle Ebeling
Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary is an effervescent celebration of the designer’s use of fashion to manifest new attitudes, ideas and ambitions in the post-war landscape.
“The proposal for an Indigenous voice to Parliament unites Australians because it’s a fair and modest idea. It’s a concept based on inclusive dialogue and partnership in Indigenous affairs – itself a unifying concept.”
Shireen Morris, McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow at Melbourne University Law School
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- When Justice Fails – Wrongful Convictions in Australia
- The Benefits of Team Sport to Promote Social Inclusion amongst the Disadvantaged
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