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Politics
6 Apr 2018
'Heartbreaking to watch': legal orgs perturbed by police brutality
Three prominent Australian legal advocacy groups have spoken out about CCTV footage released earlier this week showing an alleged brutal assault by nu...
6 Apr 2018
Review into comp, rehab for veterans welcomed
A multinational firm has welcomed the federal government's launch of an independent inquiry into the existing compensation and rehabilitation system ...
Aus firm welcomes Senate report to combat ‘lagging’ cyber safety
5 Apr 2018
Aus firm welcomes Senate report to combat ‘lagging’ cyber safety
Maurice Blackburn has applauded a Senate committee report outlining recommendations to address the pressing issue of cyber bullying across the country...
4 Apr 2018
In boom and bust we must retain trust
In 2017, Australia’s insolvency industry underwent two tranches of law reform. Passed in September, the amended legislation, Treasury Laws Amendment...
3 Apr 2018
Government picks Victorian QC to be ASIC enforcer
The federal government has named barrister Daniel Crennan QC as the person it wants to take the newly created position of second deputy chairperson at...
22 Mar 2018
ALHR: Government must do more to protect reproductive health rights
The leading advocacy group for human rights law in Australia has called on the federal government to better ensure the country is meeting its internat...
21 Mar 2018
Injury lawyer warns latest on widespread elder abuse
A Brisbane-based injury compensation lawyer has warned that a national plan to address the growing issue of elder abuse “would lack any bite under c...
20 Mar 2018
ALA slams Dutton’s ‘power grab’ on visa cancellations
A leading legal professionals association has warned that plans by the federal government to examine reviews of visa cancellations made on criminal gr...
19 Mar 2018
New debt recovery laws welcomed: CLCNSW
Community Legal Centres NSW (CLCNSW), together with Redfern Legal Centre, has applauded key amendments made to the State Debt Recovery Bill 2017. ...
15 Mar 2018
Robust talks with ASEAN leaders critical: Human Rights Watch
A briefing paper released ahead of the ASEAN-Australia special summit this weekend has called for Malcolm Turnbull to engage with some of the region...
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Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
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National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
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Racial vilification in sport and s18C
The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and...
ANZAC Day
Apr 24 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
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Apr 11 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...