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Big Law Mar 14 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonSenior practitioners should “take the lead” in returning to the of...

Senior practitioners should “take the lead” in returning to the office – and returning to the professional life th...

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Big Law Mar 14 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonA-G defends magistrates appointments

The Queensland Attorney-General has hit back at reports that judicial appointment protocols were “dumped” when the g...

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Big Law Mar 14 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonLegal service dismayed over ‘tragic and predictable’ death

Legal and advocacy groups are calling for “change, justice and accountability” after a police constable was found no...

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Big Law Mar 14 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonForced adoption redress scheme should be nationwide: ALA

A Victorian redress scheme to assist the women and their children who were affected by historical forced adoptions shoul...

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Big Law Mar 14 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonWA Children’s Court president reappointed

The Law Society of Western Australia and the state’s Attorney-General have both welcomed the reappointment of the Chil...

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SME Law Mar 06 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonVaccine mandate pulled before reaching hearing

A hearing into a Queensland Council’s vaccine mandate was stopped in its tracks when the entire policy was cancelled a...

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Big Law Mar 01 2022 ByLauren CroftRetirement age of judges should be raised, argues WA Law Society

The age of required retirement for judges across the country should be raised to be more than 70 years old, according to...

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Big Law Feb 28 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonVictoria reintroduces COVID options to address delays

Measures such as judge-only trials and special hearings will be reintroduced into Victorian courtrooms to drive down cou...

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Big Law Feb 28 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonLegal service requests inquest into family violence tragedy

Following the alleged stabbing murders of Poonam Sharma and her six-year-old daughter in a tragic family violence incide...

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Big Law Feb 28 2022 ByNaomi NeilsonJudge approves teddy bear adoption

In a really heart-warming move, the Family Court of Western Australia has approved a seven-year-old boy’s sweet reques...

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