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Senate’s powerful message on justice funding crisis should be heeded ahead of Budget

29 March 2017

On the second last sitting day prior to the Federal Budget, the Senate has passed a historic motion calling for …

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Law Society Celebrates 180th Anniversary of the Old Court House

23 March 2017

On Friday, 24 March 2017, the Law Society of Western Australia celebrates a significant milestone for the City of Perth’s …

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Australia’s legal assistance sector facing Federal Budget disaster, and pro bono cannot plug the gap

23 March 2017

The average Australian lawyer is contributing a full week of work every year for free, but even this is insufficient …

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Bendigo’s Tayla Anderson awarded John Koowarta Indigenous Scholarship

20 March 2017

Bendigo law student Tayla Anderson has been awarded the Law Council of Australia’s 2017 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship. The …

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The Justice Project to uncover systemic flaws

10 March 2017

The Law Council has announced that it is conducting a comprehensive national review into the impediments to justice in Australia, …

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Unconscious bias training now available to all Australian lawyers

8 March 2017

In a national first, a customised unconscious bias training program aimed specifically at the legal profession is now accessible from …

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President’s Welcome to Law Summer School 2017

1 March 2017

Welcome by Alain Musikanth, President of the Law Society of Western Australia, at the Opening of Law Summer School 2017, …

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