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Politics 09 May 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyBudget 2023: What lawyers need to know

One year removed from the last election, Treasurer Jim Chalmers has handed down the 2023–24 federal budget. Here are...

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Politics 11 April 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyShadow A-G resigns over Libs’ Voice position

Julian Leeser has quit his roles as the opposition’s spokesperson for Indigenous Australians and as shadow...

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Politics 29 March 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNSW judge confirmed as head of National Anti-Corruption Commission

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has unveiled the first appointments to the national integrity body, with a Court of Appeal...

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Politics 22 March 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyCould ‘right to disconnect’ laws work for firms?

While legislating a right to disconnect could allow lawyers to meaningfully recharge their batteries, detox from tech...

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Big Law 23 February 2023 ByJess FeyderBroad investigative powers needed for Federal Judicial Commission,...

In its submission to the federal government, the Governance Institute of Australia has recommended that “no court be...

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Big Law 03 October 2022 ByJess FeyderFederal government to establish judicial commission and improve...

The government will implement all three recommendations of a judicial bias report by the Australian Law Reform...

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Politics 29 September 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyLawyers welcome Anti-Corruption Commission Bill, but want public...

While the proposed bill for the National Anti-Corruption Commission has “all the necessary investigative powers” to...

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Big Law 12 August 2022 ByJess FeyderFederal government proposes tax reforms to target multinational...

The Australian government has proposed extensive multinational tax reforms targeting multinational enterprises (MNEs)....

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Politics 08 August 2022 ByJess Feyder200,000 signatures to raise the age of criminal responsibility

On Thursday, 4 August, the Commonwealth government was given the #RaiseTheAge petition, for which over 200,000...

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Big Law 18 July 2022 ByLauren CroftWhy young lawyers should ‘jump in feet first’ to government work

Government work can require a proactive and responsive skill set in order to adapt to fast-changing external and...

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