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The Law Society congratulates the Hon Robert French AC on appointment as UWA Chancellor

21 June 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates the Hon Robert French AC on his appointment as …

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Legal profession warmly welcomes Professor Rosalind Croucher as AHRC President

20 June 2017

The Law Council of Australia has welcomed the appointment of Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM as the next President of …

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Legal profession sets out core principles and commitments on human rights, as international spotlight shines on nation

16 June 2017

Friday, 16 June 2017 The Law Council today launched its Policy Statement on Human Rights and the Legal Profession, laying …

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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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