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Rebel Wilson
The Bar Jun 15 2022 BySimon LevettThe past week’s revelation of Australian actor Rebel Wilson’s new ...

The past week’s revelation of Australian actor Rebel Wilson’s new partner, and the media storm that has followed, is...

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Politics May 30 2022 BySimon LevettConsent is a fundamental part of the law of sexual offences. Successiv...

Consent is a fundamental part of the law of sexual offences. Successive reforms by the Make No Doubt campaign in NSW hav...

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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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The Bar May 16 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyFormer NSW chief justice to lead Law Reform Commission

Attorney-General Mark Speakman has appointed the Honourable Tom Bathurst AC QC to chair the state’s independent law re...

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protect frontline workers
Politics Apr 13 2022 ByLauren CroftNew reforms to be introduced to better protect frontline workers

The NSW government has committed to introducing tougher penalties for those who assault frontline workers, in a move to ...

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Politics Feb 09 2022 ByLauren CroftFirms and legal organisations have welcomed delays in the proposed cla...

Firms and legal organisations have welcomed delays in the proposed class action reform, following statements from Attorn...

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Honourable Lindy Jenkins
Big Law Feb 09 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonWA Law Reform Commission to review sexual assault laws

Western Australia’s Law Reform Commission and the Department of Justice have been tasked with reviewing the state’s ...

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Anti-trolling bill
Big Law Jan 24 2022 ByLauren CroftA new bill aimed at tackling online abuse will not prevent social medi...

A new bill aimed at tackling online abuse will not prevent social media trolling, the Law Council has warned. ...

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Proposed charity regulation laws voted down
Politics Nov 30 2021 ByLauren CroftProposed charity regulation laws voted down

Proposed changes that would give the charities commissioner far-reaching powers to deregister charities have been voted ...

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Corporate Counsel Nov 30 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyThe Australian Law Reform Commission has unveiled “significant compl...

The Australian Law Reform Commission has unveiled “significant complexity” in Commonwealth legislation regulating co...

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