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The Law Society congratulates Ms Belinda Lonsdale on appointment as a Judge of the District Court

15 September 2017

Friday, 15 September 2017 The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Ms Belinda Lonsdale on her appointment as a Judge …

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The Law Society congratulates the Hon Jane Crisford SC on appointment as chair of the Legal Aid Commission of WA

19 July 2017

19 July 2017 The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates the Hon Jane Crisford SC on her appointment as chair …

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Law Council: Recommendations for a National Compensation Scheme for victims of slavery should be swiftly accepted

18 July 2017

18 July 2017 The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement’s recommendation for a National Compensation Scheme for victims of trafficking …

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Law Council: Referendum Council report a historic milestone, momentum should not be lost on path to reform

18 July 2017

18 July 2017 The Australian legal profession, represented by the Law Council, is calling on the Federal Parliament to ensure …

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Law Society welcomes restoration of funding for Employment Law Centre

29 June 2017

Thursday, 29 June 2017 The Law Society of Western Australia welcomes the announcement by the State Government today that funding …

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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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