Gender pay gap – working towards equality

Gender pay gap – working towards equality

The gender pay gap is an enduring barrier to gender equality. In short, men are paid more than women for the same work. According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WEGA), the average full-time female employee in Australia is paid 17.7% less a week than a...
Wilson v Bauer Media [2017]

Wilson v Bauer Media [2017]

Rebel Wilson, most commonly known for being an Australian actress and comedian, has won a defamation case against Bauer Media in the Supreme Court of Victoria in June 2017. Wilson sued Bauer Media over eight magazines they published which accused her of lying about...
Grooming Laws

Grooming Laws

The new grooming law was challenged for the first time in the County Court in March. A teacher, given the pseudonym Nathan, was charged with “grooming” his student Jack in August 2015. The law “forbids adults from communicating with children under 16 in person or...
The Demise of the Separation of Powers

The Demise of the Separation of Powers

While most of us were enjoying the long weekend, which brought about celebrations consistent with Collingwood losing, Turkey voted in favour of a referendum, the effect of which, dramatically weakens an already fragile constitution. The wide-ranging amendments will...
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