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Landmark High Court Decision Guides How Compensation for Native Title Losses Will be Determined

Contributor, Friday, 15th March 2019 -  William Isdale and Jonathan Fulcher, from the University of Queensland, examine the significance of the High Court’s decision about native title compensation claims, in this article

High Court Ruling Another Win for Charitable Advocacy

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 30th January 2019 -  The not-for-profit sector is celebrating another win for charitable advocacy after the High Court struck down electoral laws imposing a stricter spending cap for third-party campaigners

The Legal Maze of the Marriage Equality Survey

Imogen Crump, Wednesday, 6th September 2017 -  As Australians prepare to have their say on same-sex marriage, the legitimacy of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is being challenged in the High Court. Imogen Crump from

Asylum Seeker Advocates Dismayed by High Court Ruling

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 29th January 2015 -  Refugee advocates have slammed a High Court ruling that the Australian Government acted lawfully when it detained 157 asylum seekers at sea for a month last year. The Tamil refugees…

Tamil Asylum Seeker Claims Go to High Court

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st August 2014 -  Asylum seeker lawyers have won the right to proceed to a full bench hearing of the High Court to challenge to the Federal Government's powers to detain and turn back asylum seekers…

No ATO Appeal on PBI Status

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th July 2014 -  The Australian Tax Office has decided not to appeal a Federal Court decision giving national Not for Profit, the Hunger Project, Public Benevolent Institution status – paving…

Asylum Seeker Reprieve in High Court

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 8th July 2014 -  The Federal Government has given an undertaking to not return 153 asylum seekers back to Sri Lanka without 72 hours notice during an emergency court hearing in the High Court, it has…

Refugee Advocates Applaud Asylum Injunction

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th July 2014 -  Peak refugee advocacy Not for Profit, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), says it’s greatly encouraged by the High Court injunction to block the Federal Government sending…

Call for More Protection for Children in Detention

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th June 2014 -  UNICEF Australia has called for an independent body to monitor and publicly report on the situation and treatment of children in Australian immigration detention. The call has come…

NFP’s Applaud High Court Decision on Cigarette Packaging

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 15th August 2012 - 
Photo: cancer.org.au Not for Profit health organisations have applauded the decision by the High Court to reject a challenge made by international tobacco companies over…

Trust Funds for Charitable Purposes – High Court Rules

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 10th May 2012 -  A recent High Court decision delivers a salutary lesson that trustees of charitable funds must ensure that the trust’s funds are applied for the purposes for which the trust…

High Court Grounds Malaysia Solution – Opinion

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st September 2011 -  Fr Frank Brennan Unless there were to be a bipartisan agreement in the Parliament or a government deal with the Greens, asylum seekers arriving by boat now need to be processed fairly,
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