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31 Jul 2018
Former High Court judge to undertake statutory review of AAT
Attorney-General Christian Porter has confirmed a former justice of the High Court of Australia will undertake a statutory review of the Administrativ...
Women barristers
30 Jul 2018
Report shows equitable briefing still a way off
The release of the Law Council of Australia’s first year data from the Equitable Briefing Policy has shown there is still a way to go to meeting the...
Victorian courthouse
24 Jul 2018
Victorian courthouse to receive $250k upgrade
The Victorian state government has announced plans to revamp one of its civic landmarks to ensure a “safer and more modern facility” is readily av...
17 Jul 2018
Former chief justice hands in resignation
A former Queensland chief justice has announced he will officially resign from the bench. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
13 Jul 2018
Courts struggling with demand spike
Two bodies have called for the fast-track construction of a new multi-jurisdiction court complex in the Macarthur region, with the current facilities ...
10 Jul 2018
Judiciary need to recognise importance of ADHD on crime
The perimeter walls and enclosed within them harbour some of Australia’s most dangerous inmates but among them are many burdened with a condition th...
22 Jun 2018
NT to see new Local Court judge
A new Local Court judge has been welcomed in the Northern Territory. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
22 Jun 2018
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...
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...
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