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20 Dec 2018
Family lawyer commends action taken against DV rates in LGBTIQ community
A Brisbane family lawyer has welcomed the Queensland government’s move to tackle domestic violence in LGBTIQ communities.  Write comment (...
19 Dec 2018
Margaret Cunneen named as expert panelist for Integrity Commission
Deputy NSW senior crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen SC is one of three experts named on the review panel for the new Commonwealth Integrity Commission...
18 Dec 2018
Progress report tabled for child sexual abuse commission outcomes
A broader focus on child protection, wellbeing and safety is a theme within the annual progress report stemming from the final report of the Royal Com...
17 Dec 2018
‘Disappointing’: Lawyers react to government response to Religious Freedom Review
Legal advocacy groups have responded strongly to the long-awaited release of the Philip Ruddock-led Religious Freedom Review, particularly the decisio...
17 Dec 2018
PEXA monopoly puts legal innovation at risk
PEXA is taking advantage of its monopoly status in Australia’s property industry and preventing legal innovation, according to the head of a legal a...
14 Dec 2018
Commissioners named for police informants royal commission
The Andrews government has announced a former Court of Appeal president and a former police commissioner as commission chair and commissioner, respect...
14 Dec 2018
‘Paper tiger’: Lawyers react to new Commonwealth Integrity Commission
Following yesterday’s announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Attorney-General Christian Porter about the establishment of a new Commonwea...
13 Dec 2018
NSW Law Society calls for political parties to address issues plaguing the state
The Law Society of NSW has issued a statement, calling on all political parties to address key “law and justice” issues, following the March 2019 ...
12 Dec 2018
Australia has ‘unfinished business’ on human rights
On the 70th anniversary of Australia’s leading role in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Law Council of Australia is calling f...
12 Dec 2018
Legal body welcomes investigation into 1980s hate crime
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights has welcomed the announcement that there will be an investigation into the murder of a man in the late-80s, who wa...
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