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OPINION
5 Jul 2018
5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agreeing to your salary and doing little more than skim...
Chess piece, black and white
4 Jun 2018
Racial vilification in sport and s18C
The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and demonstrated that despite our growth as a nation ...
ANZAC Day
24 Apr 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also consider the extent of our civic duty, writes Natalia Kam...
11 Apr 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in the workplace, writes Natalia Kamusinski.  ...
21 Mar 2018
Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meals or snacking can adversely impact upon both your ...
16 May 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must currently follow to get access to stage 2 treatment for g...
11 May 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Roberson. Write comment (2 Comments) ...
10 May 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & Anor [2017] HCA 13 which limited the scope of the ...
9 May 2017
Getting by (mentally) in the gig economy
The gig economy offers lawyers more modern, flexible arrangements for conducting legal work, but adoption of such a professional lifestyle must give r...
8 May 2017
Mastering stress and sustainable high performance
When it comes to pressure and stress, the legal industry is certainly over represented – which I’m sure comes as no surprise to anyone who has pra...
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opinion
signing or renegotiating your employment contract
Jul 5 2018
5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...
Chess piece, black and white
Jun 4 2018
Racial vilification in sport and s18C
The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and...
ANZAC Day
Apr 24 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...