How the ‘fair go’ became the last bulwark for Australia’s freedoms

Gillian Triggs speaks out about government (with Labor complicity) errosion of human rights and community capacity to turn this around. A brave woman who took on Brandis et al.

Laws passed by parliament are not to be construed as abrogating fundamental common law rights, privileges and immunities in the absence of clear words or unmistakable and unambiguous language.

But, as our laws are now drafted with such precision – or are so constantly amended – ambiguities are increasingly hard for the courts to find.

In the words of Tool……
Liar, lawyer, mirror, show me what’s the difference? Kangaroo done hung the guilty with the innocent.

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