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Big Law Sep 13 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonTenders open for assessing WA’s legal needs

The Western Australian Department of Justice is seeking tenders for an independent body to assess the state’s legal ne...

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Big Law Sep 13 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonNew domestic violence laws, youth program introduced in SA

The South Australian government has reinforced its commitment to addressing domestic violence with a new draft bill aime...

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Big Law Sep 12 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonCourt finalisations remain stagnant despite additional judges

New data that analysed the monthly finalisation rates of seven District Courts after new judges were appointed found tha...

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Big Law Sep 01 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonDispute resolution pathways priority for newly merged Family Court

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia merger is officially in place, bringing with it a single point of entr...

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Big Law Sep 01 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonNSW Local Court names new president

A new Chief Magistrate has been appointed as president of NSW’s Local Court following the retirement of outgoing presi...

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Big Law Aug 31 2021 ByNaomi Neilson‘Unfounded’ criticisms made of judge, Chief Justice says

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court has now weighed in on a controversial report about the alleged impartiality of ju...

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Big Law Aug 30 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonAfter a year of sexual harassment and discrimination revelations, the ...

After a year of sexual harassment and discrimination revelations, the Western Australian Chief Justice has asked that le...

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Big Law Aug 30 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonAfter a widespread recruitment campaign, 42 new registrars have been a...

After a widespread recruitment campaign, 42 new registrars have been appointed to the newly merged Federal Circuit and F...

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Big Law Aug 30 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonSA child abuse legislation ‘long overdue but welcome’ reform

Proposed new South Australian legislation will prevent unincorporated organisations from relying on a legal technicality...

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Big Law Aug 30 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonNZ Bar calls for urgent evacuation of Afghan female judges

The New Zealand Bar Association has echoed calls for the government to help secure the safe passage and refuge for Afgha...

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