Attitudes change, communities change, and laws go out of date, so laws need to be continually updated to stay fresh. The Victorian Law Reform Commission (VLRC) is the key organisation that gives advice to the government about laws that need improvement.
A technological innovation by a Melbourne law firm has huge potential to improve unrepresented people’s experience of the Magistrates’ Court.
Cancelled and delayed flights are an unfortunate reality for travellers. But are airlines treating customers fairly when things go wrong?
For many people having to move house every six to twelve months is a recurring nightmare. Especially when it means uprooting children from schools and disrupting jobs and social networks.
Last year, Victoria became the first jurisdiction to legalise access to medical cannabis. Now a group of the most critically ill children with epilepsy will receive early access to the product before locally grown and manufactured product becomes available.
Airbnb and similar short stay accommodation websites have radically changed the way people travel and holiday - and the law is racing to keep up.
AFLW Collingwood recruit Penny Cula-Reid has made a habit of influencing community attitudes and behaviour. In 2003 she was one of three Melbourne teenagers in a landmark case that won girls the right to play football against boys beyond age 12. The judge lifted the age that girls could play against boys to age 14.
We explore some common questions about powers of attorney with legal expert Rachael Grabovic.