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New Australian Lawyers Alliance president appointedJun 30 2019

National advocacy group Australian Lawyers Alliance has appointed its new president as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Jun 30 2019WA Law Society takes payroll tax stance

The Law Society of Western Australia has expressed its support for an increase to the payroll tax th...

by Grace Ormsby

Jun 26 2019Minimum criminal age must be lifted to 14 years, says LCA

Federal, state and territory jurisdictions need to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 26 2019Vic A-G refers murder conviction based on Lawyer X’s conduct to Court of Appeal

There is credible evidence to suggest that “there may have been a miscarriage of justice arising f...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 24 2019SA Law Society calls in state budget ignored

Several funding requests outlined in the Law Society of South Australia’s state budget submission ...

by Grace Ormsby

‘Very disappointing’: Folau responds to GoFundMe page being pulledJun 24 2019

Fundraising platform GoFundMe has “buckled to demands against the freedom of Australians” by pulling the campaign to raise funds for Isr...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Queensland to combat claim farming with legislationJun 19 2019

The Queensland government has tabled legislation to stamp out so-called “claim farming” in the state. News Write comment (0 Comm...

by Grace Ormsby

Court facilities funding welcomed in NSW budgetJun 19 2019

Further funding for upgrades to regional courts, intended to better help meet the needs of the community, is a welcome addition to the stat...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Voluntary assisted dying now available in VictoriaJun 19 2019

Voluntary assisted dying laws have come into effect in Victoria, two years after they were first passed by the state’s parliament. News ...

by Grace Ormsby

Government must be better leaders on business and human rightsJun 18 2019

Ahead of this year’s G20 Summit, one legal advocacy group has called on the federal government to demonstrate its commitment to implementi...

by Jerome Doraisamy