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20 Mar 2019
ACT Law Society reaffirms stance on ‘flawed’ scheme
The ACT Law Society says recent negotiations involving the proposed CTP scheme have failed to “address significant flaws” in the suggested legisl...
19 Mar 2019
‘Full force’ of Australian laws should apply to alleged terrorists
Australians who have travelled overseas to support terrorist organisations should be allowed back to Australia to face the full force of the nation’...
Family Court of Australia
13 Mar 2019
2 judges elevated to Family Court
Two judges, previously presiding over the Federal Circuit Court, have been appointed to the Family Court of Australia. Write comment (0 Comme...
13 Mar 2019
Lawyers urge WA to break down ‘archaic’ sentencing laws
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights has pleaded for the West Australian government to provide greater protection for children who are currently subj...
11 Mar 2019
Lawyers ‘alarmed’ by WA Police refusing medical treatment to woman in custody
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights has condemned West Australian Police for its refusal to give access to medical treatment to a woman in 2017. ...
8 Mar 2019
Federal budget must include ‘huge boost’ to legal assistance funding
The levels of legal assistance funding in Australia are “abysmal” and are in need of urgent review and significant boost in the upcoming federal b...
8 Mar 2019
Tasmanian legal assistance to get a boost
Under the 2019 Solicitors’ Guarantee Fund Grants, both the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania and the Magistrates Court of Tasmania will receive fundi...
6 Mar 2019
Safety officials to be placed in family law courts
The Morrison government has announced that it will place state and territory child protection and family safety officials in family law courts across ...
5 Mar 2019
High-profile barrister announces MP intention
A high-profile barrister has announced his intention to take on the major parties and deputy Liberal leader Josh Frydenberg by running for election in...
4 Mar 2019
WA to join Legal Profession Uniform Law Scheme
The Attorney-General of Western Australia, John Quigley MLA, has announced that the western state will adopt the Legal Profession Uniform Law, moving ...
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