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QC to become Supreme Court judge
Victoria has made its newest judicial appointment in the Supreme Court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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24 Apr 2019
Government departments weigh in on Viagogo judgment
The ACCC and a South Australian government department have weighed in on last week’s Federal Court findings against ticket reseller Viagogo. ...
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24 Apr 2019
2 new judges appointed to County Court
The Andrews Labor government has confirmed two new judges have taken to the County Court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 Apr 2019
Courts release new Family Violence Plan
The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia have released a new Family Violence Plan, which aims to provide a “comprehe...
15 Apr 2019
‘No excuse’ for failing to address ‘immediate crisis’ in family courts
While the Law Reform Commission’s inquiry into the family law system should and will be carefully considered, immediate solutions are still needed t...
12 Apr 2019
Final family law reform report released
The long-awaited Australian Law Reform Commission’s final report into the family law system has been released to the public, with the aim of ensurin...
11 Apr 2019
High Court affirms safe access to abortion clinics
The High Court of Australia has handed down its judgment in response to a challenge to the validity of Victorian and Tasmanian abortion service safe a...
10 Apr 2019
Qld appoints ‘highly respected’ barrister as new Solicitor-General
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has appointed a former president of the state’s Bar Association to be the next Solicitor-Ge...
9 Apr 2019
Barrister hired as Vic Post Sentence Authority chair
Michele Williams QC has been appointed by the Andrews government as the new chair of the Victorian Post Sentence Authority, which has been in operatio...
8 Apr 2019
UofA looks to reform forfeiture law
South Australia’s law reform institute, based out of the University of Adelaide’s Adelaide Law School, is reviewing the current law of forfeiture ...
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