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Anthony Albanese
Politics Jun 01 2022 ByEmma RyanLCA backs Albo’s cabinet shake-up

Prime minister Anthony Albanese’s reshuffled ministry has been welcomed by Australia’s peak legal body.

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Politics May 25 2022 BySimon LevettBipartisanship on Voice to Parliament a must, says LCA

The Law Council of Australia has urged the new Parliament to progress a referendum on a First Nations Voice to Parliamen...

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Tass Liveris
Big Law Apr 13 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeWhat the LCA wants political parties to prioritise

The Law Council of Australia has announced 18 legal areas that they want firmly on the agenda for the upcoming federal e...

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Big Law Mar 09 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWomen barristers now receiving 30% of briefs

A key target of the Law Council’s Equitable Briefing Policy has finally been reached, with more than three in 10 brief...

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Australian government to accommodate Ukrainian refugees
Big Law Mar 01 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonLCA calls on Australian government to accommodate Ukrainian refugees

Alongside members of the international legal community, the Law Council of Australia has expressed its grave concerns at...

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Tass Liveris
Politics Feb 07 2022 ByLauren CroftStronger safeguards needed in new security legislation, says LCA

A new bill to help intelligence agencies address critical challenges needs to be clearly outlined to the Australian publ...

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Tass Liveris
Big Law Feb 03 2022 ByLauren CroftWhilst a number of issues in the profession have been exacerbated by C...

Whilst a number of issues in the profession have been exacerbated by COVID-19, what remains important moving forward is ...

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Australia Day 2022 Honours List
Big Law Jan 30 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonLCA acknowledges practitioners on Australia Day 2022 Honours List

The Law Council has congratulated the members of the legal profession who were recognised for their service to the law i...

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Afghanistan
Big Law Jan 26 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonHumanitarian visas ‘good start’ but revision needed: LCA

Australia’s premier legal body has applauded the federal government on its decision to set aside at least 15,000 place...

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Tass Liveris
Big Law Jan 23 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonAs mental health issues continue to escalate and more lawyers leave th...

As mental health issues continue to escalate and more lawyers leave the workplace, the new Law Council president has add...

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