The Bar

The other pandemic: Sexual harassment and bullying in lawOct 13 2020

The key to eradicating ingrained cultural misconduct is reporting it, write Penny Thew and Kylie Nomchong.

by Penny Thew and Kylie Nomchong


Sep 21 2020How to make an anonymous or bystander report

Lodging reports anonymously and/or as a bystander can help eliminate sexual harassment, discriminati...

by Penny Thew

Aug 05 20206 appointments made to WA Magistrates Court

Western Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has named six appointees to the Magistrates Court o...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 28 2020Retired judge appointed head of ICAC in South Australia

The Honourable Ann Vanstone QC has been appointed as South Australia’s second Independent Commissi...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 01 2020Registrar of Administrative Appeals Tribunal reappointed

The registrar of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has been reappointed for a further two-ye...

by Tony Zhang

Magistrate arrested and charged with multiple offencesJun 29 2020

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption in South Australia has arrested and charged a magistrate over alleged offences involving a g...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Heydon allegations ‘reminiscent’ of US scandals, says academicJun 25 2020

The accusations against Dyson Heydon highlight a “deeper and more insidious” problem for courts globally, says a UNSW Law teaching fello...

by Jerome Doraisamy

South Australia to reinstate title of QCJun 17 2020

In an effort to offer greater flexibility to senior members of the legal sector, the South Australian government will reintroduce the Queen...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Solicitor-General appointed to NT Supreme CourtMay 25 2020

Solicitor-General Sonia Brownhill has been appointed as a justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, giving the court a 50:50 g...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Land and Environment Court commissioner appointedMay 13 2020

The former president of the Law Society of NSW has been appointed as commissioner of the state’s Land and Environment Court. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy