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Big Law 12 February 2024 ByLauren CroftFollowing the introduction of improved legislation around...

Following the introduction of improved legislation around strengthening witness protections for victims of sexual...

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Big Law 05 February 2024 ByLauren CroftDespite continued resistance from stakeholders, new data has shown...

Despite continued resistance from stakeholders, new data has shown that many mergers and acquisitions are not being...

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The Bar 25 January 2024 ByLauren CroftProposed jury laws could result in rushed verdicts

There have been several significant concerns raised around new potential changes to jury laws, which propose that the...

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Big Law 22 January 2024 ByLauren CroftALRC: Financial sector laws ‘no longer fit for purpose’

Attorney-General the Honourable Mark Dreyfus KC MP has tabled the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) final report,...

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Big Law 16 October 2023 ByJack CampbellLegal academics call for reforms to parental leave laws

The government’s current parental leave entitlements grant eligible parents 18 weeks of paid leave at the national...

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Big Law 13 October 2023 ByLauren CroftPotential financial elder abuse reforms welcomed by legal profession

New reforms around financial elder abuse and powers of attorney law may be closer than ever after the federal government...

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The Bar 03 July 2023 ByLauren CroftLaw reform needed to facilitate inclusive juries

Governments across the country have been urged to follow the ACT’s lead after the Supreme Court in the state...

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The Bar 20 June 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyFederal judge named as Law Reform Commission president

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has appointed a judge of the Federal Court of Australia as the new president of the...

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Big Law 26 May 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonLaw Council welcomes new AAT president

The Law Council has welcomed the appointment of the new Administrative Appeals Tribunal president, citing the importance...

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Big Law 12 May 2023 ByJess FeyderSignificance and potential issues of defence law reforms

A military law expert at ANU’s College of Law spoke to Lawyers Weekly about the government’s plan to reform defence...

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