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Why an Australian charter of rights is a matter of national urgency

If anyone doubts the need for a charter of rights in Australia, the Banerji decision of the High Court handed down last week demonstrates why legislative protection for our common law freedoms has become a matter of national urgency.

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  • Gillian Triggs
  • The Converstaion

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