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Big Law 17 November 2022 ByJess FeyderProminent legal, medical and disability associations have called for...

Prominent legal, medical and disability associations have called for urgent reform of the Disability Discrimination Act...

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Big Law 21 September 2022 ByLauren CroftCommonwealth government faces class action over NDIS exclusions

A class action has been launched against the Commonwealth government, after individuals over 65 were excluded from the...

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The Bar 20 July 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyBarrister’s clerk files Fair Work claim against former employer

A Melbourne-based clerking service is facing an application from a former clerk, alleging that it terminated her...

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Dr Dinesh Palipana
Big Law 14 June 2022 ByAdrian SuljanovicLawyers urged to fight for disability rights

A lawyer-turned-doctor has spoken out about how legal professionals can help drive disability rights in Australia.

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Justin D'Agostino
Big Law 21 December 2021 ByLauren Croft‘We want to be the leading global law firm for diversity and...

Herbert Smith Freehills has launched a new commitment across its global offices to prioritise disability inclusion, in a...

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Disability housing fund receives landmark investment
Big Law 14 December 2021 ByLauren CroftDisability housing fund receives landmark $137m investment

Synergis has been advised on a $137 million injection into its disability housing fund, contributed by Goldman Sachs.

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University of Queensland
NewLaw 29 November 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonAcademic and lawyer asks universities to be disability champions

Given the steady increase of undergraduate students with a disability, one academic and lawyer has asked that...

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Big Law 28 September 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyThe challenges facing lawyers with disabilities

On a recent episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy was joined by the co-founders of the Disabled...

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Kate Eastman
Podcast 07 August 2020 ByTasha LevyKate Eastman on disability issues in #auslaw and across society

In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, leading Australian human rights lawyer Kate Eastman SC talks about her...

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