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How our legal observers are protecting the right to protest

You may have seen our legal observers at the recent Invasion Day and Black Lives Matter protests, sporting hi-viz vests and briefing activists about their rights. We spoke to one of them, Romina Reyftmann, about how she helps to protect the right to protest. To defend the legal rights of protesters, our legal observers volunteer at marches and rallies as …

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NSW Supreme Court Recognises Right to Protest during COVID19

In a major decision recognising the right to protest during COVID19, the NSW Supreme Court has ruled that the right to freedom of speech outweighs the minimal health risks of a COVID-safe rally. The court’s decision on Monday afternoon meant that a National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) rally against funding cuts to the university sector went ahead at 12pm today …