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Politics
1 Aug 2018
NSW Bar proposes ‘Family Court 2.0’
The NSW Bar Association has offered an alternative reform structure for the family law courts system to the one proposed earlier this year by Attorne...
Respond, whistle
31 Jul 2018
NSW Law Society and Bar Association respond to criticism over consent stance
The NSW Law Society and the NSW Bar Association have both responded to vast criticism over their submissions to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s Inqu...
South Australia, national redress scheme
31 Jul 2018
SA on board national redress scheme
South Australia’s government has adopted the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2018 into state...
30 Jul 2018
WA Supreme Court proceedings to be streamed live
West Australian residents will be able to better access the courtroom experience via public live streaming moving forward, marking a step forward for ...
30 Jul 2018
Sports and the law driving Australia’s next economic giant
It wasn’t so long ago when Australia’s economy rode the sheep’s back. Livestock and wool were, with mining and steel, our traditional exports of...
26 Jul 2018
Time for a law change to fight school violence
There’s been an alarming increase in WorkCover claims by Queensland teachers subjected to violence in their classrooms and we may need a significant...
25 Jul 2018
Autonomous vehicles are here, but where is the law?
What was once confined to the realms of science fiction is now a reality: autonomous vehicles are coming at us faster than the law can keep up, writes...
25 Jul 2018
Visual arts, storytelling to help communicate legal advice for remote communities
A new project, funded by the federal government, will communicate legal advice to people in remote communities using visual arts and storytelling. ...
25 Jul 2018
LIV slams mandatory sentencing proposal
The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) has reaffirmed its opposition to the “disproportionate and unjustified” Victorian state government proposal fo...
24 Jul 2018
Don’t criminalise ‘honest belief’ in sexual consent: NSW Bar
The NSW Bar Association has argued, in a submission to the state government, that a person should not be convicted of sexual assault if he or she hone...
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The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...