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NT to see new Local Court judge
A new Local Court judge has been welcomed in the Northern Territory. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
courtroom, new judge, supreme court, Industrial Relations Commissioner
06:00
Industrial relations commissioner appointed to WA Supreme Court bench
Western Australia has announced that a new judge will join the Supreme Court bench following the retirement of Justice John Chaney. Write comm...
New platform, digital technology
18 Jun 2018
New platform claims disruption of briefing process
A Victorian lawyer has launched a technology solution for what she considers to be the “endless chase” of briefing a barrister.  Write co...
14 Jun 2018
High Court judge reflects on hard-fought battle for women in law
It has been 100 years since NSW passed the Women’s Status Act, which gave women the right to practice as solicitors and barristers in the state amon...
12 Jun 2018
NSW Bar welcomes ‘critical’ legal access in terrorism trials
The NSW Bar Association has applauded new recommendations which aim to improve legal representation and trial preparation access for those charged wit...
11 Jun 2018
JCU law grads take to the judiciary
Two of James Cook University's law graduates have officially joined the judiciary as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and magistrate ...
4 Jun 2018
WA's new 24-hour welfare line to reduce Aboriginal deaths in custody
Western Australia has announced that legal advice and welfare checks will be provided to all Aboriginal people taken into police custody by the year...
4 Jun 2018
Queensland Law Society applauds extra regional magistrates
The appointment of two new magistrates for courts in the Darling Downs and North Queensland have been welcomed by the local law society. Write...
31 May 2018
New WA magistrate appointed
A metropolitan appointment to the Magistrates’ Court of Western Australia has been made, which takes effect as of this week. Write comment ...
30 May 2018
Judges ‘overwhelmingly’ get it right, Vic Chief Judge says
The Herald Sun has been corrected by Peter Kidd, Chief Judge of the Victorian County Court, for inaccurate and sensationalised reporting that sugges...
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Jun 21 2017
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A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
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National firm recruits ‘major asset’
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Racial vilification in sport and s18C
The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and...
ANZAC Day
Apr 24 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...