Tom Weston on his Aurora Internship at the Environmental Defenders Office of the Northern Territory

By Thomas Weston The Aurora Internship Program provided me with a unique opportunity to gain practical legal experience, work in public interest environmental law, meet with Traditional Owners of the land, and explore and live a new city all at once.… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Alumnus Stephanie Falconer on her CAALAS placement: “I really feel like I was able to make a difference.”

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Every law graduate is required to do a certain amount of hours of professional placement before admission. While gaining this full time legal experience is invaluable some people can  feel quite intimidated (and even inconvenienced) by the idea of finding… Continue Reading

Restraint Chairs and Prisoners with Intellectual Disabilities: Northern Territory Legislation should be changed

By Ned Zvekic On 25 July, the ABC’s Four Corners programme revealed the use of mechanical restraints on prisoners in Northern Territory youth detention centres. These restraints, such as the restraint chair pictured, have been considered by the youth detention… Continue Reading