Bob Gosford August 14, 2017
BuzzFeed has a lesson in how not to cover the Garma Festival.
Crikey August 10, 2017 2 Comments
Is the Northern Territory Labor government wavering in its commitment to ban fracking? Rod Campbell, research director at The Australia Institute, travels up north to find out.
Bob Gosford August 9, 2017
The Indigenous Employment Provisional Sum might, unsurprisingly, turn out to be subject to widespread fraud.
Bob Gosford July 26, 2017
Old wounds will be re-opened in the Federal Court after disgruntled Aboriginal Australians filed an action against the Northern Land Council for allegedly losing them large sums of money after canning the Muckaty Station nuclear waste dump proposal.
Crikey July 21, 2017 1 Comment
Raelene Webb QC reflects on the legal history of native title in the 11th Michael Kirby lecture.
Bob Gosford July 17, 2017 1 Comment
Proposals for a local inquiry into political donations -- and its ugly cousin election funding -- have been around for a while. And this one might be DOA.
Crikey July 14, 2017 1 Comment
Even the Territory's judges have vented their frustrations at mandatory sentencing laws, writes Russell Goldflam, president of the Criminal Lawyers Association of the Northern Territory (CLANT).
Bob Gosford June 19, 2017 17 Comments
The judge seemed uninterested in the “extremely difficult set of circumstances” the boy was facing.
Bob Gosford May 31, 2017 1 Comment
Much of the Uluru statement consists of emotional -- albeit noble -- claims, motherhood statements and flowery language.
Crikey May 25, 2017 2 Comments
Unfortunately, the party's record to date is none too impressive, writes legal academic at Charles Darwin University Ken Parish.