Category - TGB Media and Press
Examples from the legal profession demonstrate why enforced quotas to increase female participation in politics and business are unwarranted, argues Morry Bailes.
Judging between meritocracy and quotas
The Liberal Party of Australia is currently facing the age old question of whether to force gender equality amongst elected...
Attempts to introduce new gender-neutral terms are an affront to language and freedom, argues Morry Bailes.
Parliaments make the majority of our law in Australia, both at the state and federal level. Parliaments are elected by the people, and governments and parliamentarians are expected to adhere to the wishes of the people....
The disturbing findings of the Aged Care Royal Commission and its recommendations outline a clear case for root and branch systemic reform. Morry Bailes explains the legal changes needed.
Our aged deserve dignity and action
If there was ever a clear-cut case for law reform, it would be in Australia’s aged care sector.
Speaking up about free speech
The defence of free speech should not be quiet, respectful and conditional, but shouted from rooftops, argues Morry Bailes.
So is the University of Adelaide committed to free speech, or is its the latest university to dictate its version of how it would like free speech to be tailored?
Lawyers concerned Comcare’s tactics are hurting injured claimants
If a claimant refuses to see a doctor nominated by Comcare, the claimant’s compensation can be suspended and they must go to court to argue their case.(ABC News: Emma Machan)
Australian Lawyers Alliance spokesman Tim White, who has represented Commonwealth...
While Christmas is meant to be a time for celebration, family lawyers will also tell you that it is also when family disputes and breakdowns tend to increase. When separated couples cannot resolve their differences, usually over children and the division of assets, they often turn to the court system.
About two people die every week in motor vehicle accidents on South Australian roads, with hundreds more significantly injured.
Our compensation scheme for those injured in car accidents is a fault-based one, meaning you can only claim compensations for injuries if the accident was the other driver’s fault.
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.
Who’s really responsible? The legal framework for lockdown