Politics

New blood for Vic law reform commission Sep 04 2018

The Victorian government has announced the appointment of a new commissioner to the Victorian Law Reform Commission.

by Grace Ormsby

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Sep 04 2018Injury 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 refug...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Sep 02 2018Legal bodies issue open letter to NSW Premier

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and the NSW Bar Association, together with medical professional...

by Emma Ryan

Aug 30 2018Victoria invests $40.3m into Aboriginal Justice Agreement

The Andrews Labor government in the Garden State has implemented the fourth phase of its Aboriginal ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Aug 29 2018Victoria appoints new crown counsel

The Victorian government has announced the appointment of barrister Liam Brown as Crown Counsel. Ne...

by Grace Ormsby

ALS backs call for additional $390m in funding for legal servicesAug 28 2018

The Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) is supporting key recommendations from the recently-released Justice Project Report from the Law Coun...

by Jerome Doraisamy

3 weeks too short to consider court merger, LCA saysAug 28 2018

The Law Council of Australia has expressed a great concern for the recent and significant curtailing of the three-week period allocated for ...

by Grace Ormsby

Mixed reaction to NSW Law Society pulling advertising from Alan Jones’ showAug 28 2018

The Law Society of NSW has withdrawn advertising from 2GB in the wake of offensive comments from shock jock Alan Jones, drawing both positiv...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Amalgamated court may be ‘first legislative failure’ for MorrisonAug 27 2018

Attempts to rush bills through Parliament to merge the existing Family Court and Federal Circuit Court could result in a big loss to start S...

by Jerome Doraisamy

What next for Peter Dutton and s44(v)?Aug 24 2018

While Solicitor-General Stephen Donahgue QC deemed the Member for Dickson “not incapable” of sitting in Parliament, freeing him to run i...

by Jerome Doraisamy