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Politics May 25 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWill renewables ‘ramp up’ under Labor?

From the legislation of emission reduction targets to the advancement of electric vehicles, what is set to change for en...

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Politics May 25 2022 BySimon LevettLooming IR reforms for lawyers to be across

The new Labor government has signalled significant reform in the industrial relations area to come.  ...

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Big Law May 24 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy“Litigation funders and plaintiff law firms will be pleased with the...

“Litigation funders and plaintiff law firms will be pleased with the election result. Corporate defendants and their i...

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Politics May 23 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyLawyers sensed electorate’s mood better than other professions

Both in terms of preferred Prime Minister and identification of important election issues, lawyers’ voting intentions ...

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Politics May 22 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyKaty Gallagher sworn in as Attorney-General

ACT Senator Katy Gallagher has this morning been sworn in as Australia’s new Attorney-General as part of Labor’s int...

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Big Law May 19 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeDo lawyers trust politicians to follow through on campaign pledges?

An informal survey of Lawyers Weekly’s audience indicates that legal professionals across the country are sceptical th...

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Politics May 17 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy31 judges pen open letter arguing for national integrity commission

Just days out from the federal election, more than 30 former judges, including a former justice of the High Court, have ...

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Big Law May 17 2022 ByLauren Croft‘Cultural diversity is stagnating’, says report

Ahead of the 2022 federal election, a new report calls on elected representatives to make diversity a priority in organi...

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Politics May 16 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyAAT appointments ‘have become increasingly political’, says report

Just days out from the federal election, a new study from the Australia Institute reveals how political appointments to ...

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Politics May 12 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Entirely inappropriate’: Legal orgs continue to hit back at PM

Governments in Australia wouldn’t get far having “no truck” with lawyers, say legal member associations respondi...

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