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The Bar 28 May 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyNew vice president, 2 commissioners appointed to Fair Work Commission

A senior counsel has been named as the new vice president of the Fair Work Commission, while an additional two...

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Politics 17 May 2024 ByNicholas CollierOn the acquisition of customary title in PNG

Torres Strait Islanders live under two customary law systems – Papua New Guinea and Australia. They have more rights...

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The Bar 10 May 2024 ByJerome Doraisamy7 new magistrates appointed in Victoria

Victorian Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes has named seven new magistrates for the state’s magistrates and children’s...

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Corporate Counsel 06 May 2024 ByJerome Doraisamy2 senior in-house lawyers appointed to Magistrates Court of WA

West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has appointed two new magistrates to the Magistrates Court of Western...

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Corporate Counsel 26 April 2024 ByRhea NathUniSuper’s sustainable option raises greenwashing concerns

A member of the $135 billion UniSuper fund has approached ASIC to investigate potentially misleading or deceptive...

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The Bar 23 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyWA silk named as District Court judge, 5 new State Administrative...

West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has appointed a senior counsel as the newest judge on the state’s...

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The Bar 22 April 2024 ByDr Matt BachPrison doesn’t work: A case study from the country of its birth

Despite their ubiquity across much of the world, all reputable studies, including my own, show that penitentiaries crush...

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The Bar 22 April 2024 ByJerome Doraisamy3 barristers appointed to re-established Industrial Court of NSW

The Industrial Court, established last year by the Industrial Relations Amendment Act 2023, will count among its ranks...

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Politics 19 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyDreyfus: ‘There is a crisis of male violence in Australia’

Australia’s Attorney-General has slammed the “scourge on our society” that is male violence, in remarks earlier...

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The Bar 16 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyMagistrate, silk both appointed as judges of NSW District Court

Magistrate Ross Hudson and Sydney barrister Rashelle Seiden SC have both been appointed as judges of the District Court...

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