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20 Jun 2019
High Court rules on sperm donor status
The High Court has ruled in favour of a sperm donor being recognised as a legal parent, overturning a decision made by the full court of the Family Co...
Paul Dale
18 Jun 2019
Lawyer X and Victoria Police slammed in ex-cop’s RC testimony
The latest public hearings into the Lawyer X royal commission have kicked off, with former drug squad detective Paul Dale suggesting extreme corrupti...
Jonathan Crowe
18 Jun 2019
Criminal justice system struggling with sexual assault
A lack of continuity and communication between the different stages of criminal justice is throwing up a number of barriers to sexual assault survivor...
13 Jun 2019
NSW Chief Justice bestowed honorary doctorate
The Chief Justice of New South Wales can add a new achievement to his resume, having received an honorary doctorate from the University of Sydney. ...
11 Jun 2019
ACT enacts drug and alcohol court
The ACT government has moved to pioneer a new Drug and Alcohol Court in the territory in an effort to reduce recidivism. Write comment (0 Com...
10 Jun 2019
Closed court reform sees NT division
The Darwin Press Club has expressed “vehement opposition” to the introduction of “so-called” closed court reforms in the Northern Territory’...
6 Jun 2019
GC future plans should include Supreme Court
The development of a permanent Supreme Court on the Gold Coast is needed for the area’s long-term growth, according to one local lawyer. Wri...
5 Jun 2019
SA magistrate takes on State Coroner role
A magistrate is set to become South Australia’s next state coroner, after the August resignation of the current coroner. Write comment (0 C...
4 Jun 2019
NSW appoints first female senior public defender
Belinda Rigg SC has been elevated to the role of senior public defender, becoming the first woman to hold the role, by NSW Attorney-General Mark Speak...
29 May 2019
Federal Circuit Court of Australia unveils second RAP
The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has released its Reconciliation Action Plan as it moves to support access to justice for Aboriginal and Torres ...
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Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
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Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our peo...
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May 31 2019
The smarts of using social media
The debate following the Israel Folau debacle has generated a lot of thoughtless advice on the use o...
May 20 2019
‘I’d rather lick the floor of a bus than talk to a law student’
The unattainable and exclusive brilliance of the legal profession is a constellation made up of very...