Evacuation a choice

I refer to Commissioner Dunn’s response (CT, January 5) to my letter regarding the power to evacuate property owners during a bushfire.
Commissioner Dunn acknowledges that the power to evacuate does "exist", but is "designed for a…

Right to fight for your home

I support the call by Lance Williamson (CT January 2): the Government should heed the McLeod Inquiry recommendation that property owners should have the right to remain and defend their property against fire, if they choose.
Such bodies…

Right to fight for your home

The Times’s editorial (December 30) contained some wise advice for property owners regarding fire management. It is a pity the law does not reflect that wisdom.
The McLeod Inquiry report on the 2003 bushfire recommended (R57) that property…

Civil Unions

Support from the CLA in writing for the proposed ACT recognition of same-sex (Civil Union) relationships.

Read CLA’s paper here (57kb PDF file).

Police move-on powers

CLA submission to the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs inquiry into police move-on powers and related matters with a copy of the transcript of evidence.

Read CLA’s submission here and the transcript of evidence here (251kb PDF file).