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6 Sep 2018
New DV laws to be introduced to NSW parliament
NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman has announced the introduction of tougher strangulation laws in a reform package will send a strong message that do...
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5 Sep 2018
New blood for Vic law reform commission
The Victorian government has announced the appointment of a new commissioner to the Victorian Law Reform Commission. Write comment (0 Comment...
medical, Australia, suicidal refugee, treatment
5 Sep 2018
Injury firm responds to suicidal refugee and son flown to Australia for urgent treatment
Pursuant to orders made by the Federal Court of Australia in late August, a 31-year-old Somali refugee and her two-year-old son have been transported ...
3 Sep 2018
Legal bodies issue open letter to NSW Premier
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and the NSW Bar Association, together with medical professionals, academics and civil society organisations, have...
31 Aug 2018
Victoria invests $40.3m into Aboriginal Justice Agreement
The Andrews Labor government in the Garden State has implemented the fourth phase of its Aboriginal Justice Agreement, which aims to strengthen self-d...
30 Aug 2018
Victoria appoints new crown counsel
The Victorian government has announced the appointment of barrister Liam Brown as Crown Counsel. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
29 Aug 2018
ALS backs call for additional $390m in funding for legal services
The Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) is supporting key recommendations from the recently-released Justice Project Report from the Law Council of Aus...
29 Aug 2018
3 weeks too short to consider court merger, LCA says
The Law Council of Australia has expressed a great concern for the recent and significant curtailing of the three-week period allocated for public scr...
29 Aug 2018
Mixed reaction to NSW Law Society pulling advertising from Alan Jones’ show
The Law Society of NSW has withdrawn advertising from 2GB in the wake of offensive comments from shock jock Alan Jones, drawing both positive and nega...
27 Aug 2018
Amalgamated court may be ‘first legislative failure’ for Morrison
Attempts to rush bills through Parliament to merge the existing Family Court and Federal Circuit Court could result in a big loss to start Scott Morri...
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