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Recommendations in new elder abuse report should trigger decisive Government action

15 June 2017

A new incident response scheme for aged care should be introduced, and many of the other key recommendations of the …

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Proposed new powers over AAT on citizenship decisions risks undermining vital checks and balances

15 June 2017

Thursday, 15 June 2017 The expansion of the Immigration Minister’s power to overrule independent citizenship decisions made by the AAT …

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Political attacks on the courts a very worrying trend

13 June 2017

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 The Law Council, speaking on behalf of the Australian legal profession, is calling for an end …

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COAG must prioritise risk assessment tools used for parole and bail

9 June 2017

Friday, 9 June 2017 The Law Council of Australia today called on COAG to give high priority to developing superior …

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Law Society congratulates Gail Archer SC on Supreme Court appointment

29 May 2017

Monday, 29 May 2017 The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Gail Archer SC on her appointment as a Judge …

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Reconciliation can be advanced by constitutional change

26 May 2017

Friday, 26 May 2017 On the eve of National Reconciliation Week, the Law Council of Australia has released its submission to …

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Law Society congratulates the Hon Justice Beech on Court of Appeal appointment

25 May 2017

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates the Hon Justice Andrew Beech on his appointment as …

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Law Council recommends reform to continuing detention order, control order regimes

19 May 2017

Friday, 19 May 2017 Representatives of the Law Council of Australia have appeared before the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor …

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2017 Lawyer of the Year Awards

19 May 2017

Friday, 19 May 2017 The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Simon Creek, Nicholas van Hattem and Krista McMeeken, winners of the 2017 …

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Law Society congratulates winners of the Attorney General’s Community Service Law Awards

15 May 2017

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Sam Vandongen SC and HHG Legal Group, winners of the Attorney General’s Community …

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