The new legislation will give harsher punishment to people who incite others to trespass on farms.
Rightly or wrongly, the Coalition views its election reprieve as a blunt rejection of Shorten’s big-spending, big taxing approach.
It's hoped that this new aviation legal framework will help Ghana to improve its reputation and performance in all sorts of safety and compliance measures.
Australia already has an extensive suite of anti-terrorism legislation, and the government hasn’t clarified what gap, if any, this new bill would fill.
Nation-wide climate legislation would not only help reduce our carbon emissions, but also boost economic growth.
Western Australia is leading a legal shift across Australia that seeks to remove the legal and financial barriers that prevent women from leaving an abusive household.
A forum of Australian tech companies this week was told the government's encryption laws could see Australian jobs moved overseas. Labor's promised to "fix" the laws, but that could be too late.
Four scholars weigh in on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, exploring his statements on immigration, childhood poverty, the border wall and the investigations into his campaign.
Our research compared penalties for animal cruelty issued before and after the law change in SA. We found the penalties did in fact increase, but reports of abuse haven't decreased.
Most Congresses since the 1970s have passed more than 500 laws, ranging from nuclear disarmament to deficit reduction. Will today's bitter partisanship hamstring the new Congress' productivity?
Under new WA legislation, the state's attorney-general has the power to order serial killers and mass murders remain in jail, sometimes without judicial review.
In the #MeToo era and with more women entering Congress, activists are hopeful another state could ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. But is it too late?
Twenty years ago, Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered for being gay. A lawyer who helped implement hate crime legislation in Shepard's name reflects on its strengths and limitations.
If Ghana is to fully harness the benefits of space technology, it will need space legislation and regulations.
But those hoping for a boon in tax revenues could be sorely mistaken: Sports betting isn't as lucrative as it's often portrayed to be.
The original arguments Congress made for 'springing ahead' have been thoroughly debunked. So why are they still being used by legislators today?
People can now use artificial intelligence to swap the faces of actors in pornographic videos with those of people they know, raising fears about a new form of revenge porn.
There's a strong case for governments to allow cannabis producers to brand their products via packaging and advertising like any other product. It could boost quality and consumer satisfaction.
Allowing young people to legally access marijuana will improve cannabis education and use-prevention, and hinder illegal activity.
The workload is huge. So how is the civil service doing at preparing for the changes ahead?