Democracy and Freedoms
CURRENT CASE: Defending the voting rights of people in prisons in SA
Every election, Justice Action, a prisoners’ advocacy organisation, publishes an impartial guide to voting for people in Australia’s prisons. Just Us contains contributions from most major political parties as well as information on prisoners’...
RESOURCE: Know your protest rights in NSW
Holding a placard high above your head and marching down the street demanding change can be a very powerful thing and is vital to a healthy and accountable democracy.
FOI PROJECT: The Federal government has a secrecy problem
The Freedom of Information (FOI) system is a powerful tool in our democracy. It shines a light into the darkest places of government, making it possible for journalists, advocates and communities to find out what...