20 December 2023

Sydney Health Law Research Affiliate’s E-cigarettes Proposal Adopted by Commonwealth

Sydney Health Law research affiliate Neil Francey’s proposal for an Australian E-cigarettes Commissioner has been adopted by the Commonwealth Parliament in its new flagship legislation, the Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Act 2023.
18 December 2023

Sydney Law School announces 2024 Visiting Fellows

Sydney Law School will welcome ten researchers from eight different countries as part of its new Visiting Fellowships scheme.
13 December 2023

Unraveling Robodebt: Legal Failures, Impact on Vulnerable Communities and Future Reforms

The Albanese government has agreed in full or in principle to 56 recommendations of the robodebt royal commission, we spoke to Professor Emeritus Terry Carney about the scheme and what these recommendations mean.
12 December 2023

The ‘limitless’ opportunities with a law degree

Adam Herman talks about why he chose to study at Sydney Law School, the ‘limitless’ opportunities available to law students, and the advantages of online study.
08 December 2023

Sydney Spotlight with Professor Ben Saul

10 December is Human Rights Day. To get a better understanding of what this means, we talk to Professor Ben Saul, Challis Chair of International Law, who has recently been appointed UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights.
07 December 2023

Meet the Commonwealth Parliament’s human rights legal adviser

How do we ensure that the laws federal Parliament passes are compatible with human rights? In Australia, this responsibility falls on a parliamentary committee known as the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights.
05 December 2023

The impacts of climate change on Human and Non-Human Rights

The world is currently experiencing twin climate and biodiversity crises. Climate change impacts like drought, desertification, sea level rise, floods, cyclones, and bushfires are seriously impacting global human rights and the rights of non-humans.
04 December 2023

Integrating 'Human Dignity' in Human Rights Education

Embarking on a transformative journey, Dr Rachel Killean’s collaborative research delves into Cambodia's law education, exploring the integration of 'human dignity' and human rights.
04 December 2023

Challenging Human Rights: Examining One-Person Parole Laws and the Need for Rehabilitation in Criminal Justice

Analysing the legality of Section 74AB of the Corrections Act 1986 (Vic), Dr Andrew Dyer questions its impact on human rights, arguing for fair treatment and rehabilitation in criminal justice.