By Andrea Tokaji As a long-term abolitionist and lobbyist with a background in therapy, law and human rights, I celebrate the transparent, open and fair system of democracy, particularly our right to a political voice, not only when we vote, […]
Our WALTA President, Dr Augusto Zimmermann, delivered yesterday a powerful message at the Falun Gong Rally at the Western Australian Parliament House.
Dr Zimmermann, who is also Professor and Head of Law at the Sheridan Institute of Higher Education and a former WA Law Reform Commissioner, spoke out boldly and courageously against the human rights violations committed by the Chinese Communist Party (“CCP”) against their own people in China.
The Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System was appointed by resolution of the Senate on 18 September 2019 and resolution of the House of Representatives on 19 September 2019. The terms of reference of the committee’s inquiry explicitly require the committee to consider the present operation of the family law system in Australia.
A unique opportunity to learn about the foundations of Australia’s constitutional government from a leading jurist and academic in Australia.
This course is especially designed for those with an interest in the use and potential abuse of governmental power.
The following letter is written by Mr Kim George Borja Paim, a Brazilian blogger and political commentator. Mr Kim Paim is a supporter of Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro. In this letter he reports on the persecution he has endured as […]
By Andrea Tokaji Slavery – How Far Have We Come in Abolishing it? Historically, Wilberforce’s Slavery Abolition Act was passed by the House of Commons on 26th July 1833 and its aim was to dismantle the large-scale plantation slavery that […]
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joined Australia’s National Cabinet to contribute to the discussions about the Covid-19 response. Prime Minister Scott Morrison was delighted to invite his New Zealand counterpart to attend the meeting with all Australian states, territory premiers and chief ministers.
Volume 11 (2020) – Special Edition PROTECTING FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTSIN THE AGE OF COVID-19 CALL FOR PAPERS The Editors of the Western Australian Jurist are now inviting submissions for their special volume, to be published in November 2020. Beginning in late 2019, […]
As Brazilians rightly celebrate the 56th anniversary of the military intervention that saved their country from a communist takeover, which would result in the inevitable loss of countless innocent lives, I think it is most appropriate to explain the context by which the army officers were called by the people to depose a highly unpopular, leftist political ruler. What follows is an account of the most important events surrounding that momentous event in the constitutional history of Brazil.
While the Australian Prime Minister appears to take some pleasure in exercising his newly-acquired dictatorial powers, the President of Brazil is presently engaged in a bold and courageous fight for democracy and the fundamental rights of his people.