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Podcast Oct 07 2021 ByRobyn TongolLessons from rural and regional advocacy work

Doing duty list work in regional and remote towns, Hassan Ameen says, is a great reminder of the privileges that many la...

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Big Law Sep 21 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonVictoria Legal Aid has joined a non-legal advocacy group in calling on...

Victoria Legal Aid has joined a non-legal advocacy group in calling on the state government to expand the service after ...

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SME Law Sep 19 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyCommunity and professionalism must be central to lawyers’ purpose

The status and authority of the legal profession have depleted over time, argued one senior lawyer. There are ways, howe...

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Big Law Aug 29 2021 ByAnnie KaneAustralia’s merger laws are ‘failing to protect competition’

Market power is “hurting Australians across many walks of life”, the ACCC chair is arguing, calling for reforms to ...

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SME Law Jul 11 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyHow family tragedy sparked one principal’s wellness advocacy

Ben Twomey understands how devastating psychological distress can be for legal professionals, and is using his position ...

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Big Law Jun 21 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonReligious freedom advocacy groups must come clean, Michael Kirby says

In response to a Christian group’s “lobbying blitz” and in criticising organised religion for failing to “lift t...

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Politics Jun 09 2021 ByEmma RyanThe Law Society of NSW has welcomed a new government initiative that h...

The Law Society of NSW has welcomed a new government initiative that helps people with a cognitive impairment navigate A...

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SME Law Jun 09 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyLawyers need to be kinder

Sick and tired of the adversarial and combative nature of litigation, eight lawyers have formed a multidisciplinary move...

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Politics May 13 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyAdvocates call for Australia to review trade cooperation with Israel

Australian and Palestinian human rights organisations are calling for DFAT to reject strengthening trade ties with Israe...

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Big Law May 10 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyHow criminal law is evolving

Criminal lawyers must be “fluid and adaptable” in the face of changes to advocacy style, the volume of media attenti...

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