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Inbrief

Authority to Decide - The Law of Jurisdiction in Australia

"Authority to Decide - The Law of Jurisdiction in Australia" by Mark Leeming SC is now available through Federation Press. Learn more

30 November 2012

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LTCS E-News Issue 72

The Lifetime Care & Support Authority publishes a newsletter, LTCS E-News. Issue 72 is now available. Download a copy

29 November 2012

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National Disability Scheme Insurance Bill 2012 introduced

The Federal Government has today introduced the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012 in the House of Representives. The Law Council of Australia has welcomed the introduction of the Bill in...

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AIJA Bench Book for Children Giving Evidence in Australian Courts

The Australian Institute of Judicial Administration has released an updated version of its 'Bench Book for Children Giving Evidence in Australian Courts'. Learn more

29 November 2012

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Legal profession responds to bail reforms

Yesterday's In Brief included an item concerning the Government's response to the NSW Law Reform Commission's recommendations concerning bail reform. A number of legal profession and other groups,...

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Vale Ronald Barnett Davidson (1932-2012)

Ronald Barnett Davidson, former barrister, died on Tuesday, 27 November 2012. A funeral service is to be held on Monday 3 December 2012 at 2.00 pm at Bateau Bay Anglican Church, Cnr Brooke Avenue and...

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New South Wales Government responds to review of the Bail Act

Premier Barry O’Farrell, Attorney General Greg Smith SC and Police Minister Michael Gallacher today announced the NSW Government’s response to the Law Reform Commission’s review of the...

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This Week in CPD

Two seminars are scheduled for this week, both of particular relevance to the junior bar. ** Wednesday, 5 December: Introduction to Family Law**, Presented by Martha Barnett and Chaired by Sophie...

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Tomorrow: preparing for workers compensation reforms in 2013 - additional session

The WorkCover Legal Stakeholder Reference Group (LSRG) will host two FREE 90-minute briefing sessions for the legal profession on "Workers Compensation Reforms - Preparing for 2013". They will be...

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Breakfast with the high commissioner (ADVERTISEMENT)

The Australian Chapter of the Anglo-Australasian Lawyers Society invites members to a breakfast session with His Excellency Mr Paul Madden, the British high commissioner to Australia, who will give...

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Web watch: the Clarence Darrow Digital Collection

The Clarence Darrow Digital Collection is a website maintained by the University of Minnesota Law Library that provides access to an extensive body of information about American jurist Clarence...

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Victorian silks announced

The Victorian Bar today welcomed the appointment of 20 new silks by the chief justice of Victoria, the Hon. Marilyn Warren AC. Learn more> 27 November 2012

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Paper to note: Fair Trading issues paper on regulatory reform

The NSW Government has released an issues paper, Making NSW Number 1 Again: Reducing Regulatory Burden, regarding the proposed repeal of six pieces of legislation. The paper calls for comment by 1...

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CPD: Change of Date

The seminar on the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 scheduled for tonight has been moved to the 14 March 2013. It is anticipated that judgments may be delivered by this time which may provide some...

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The National Rural Law and Justice Alliance

The National Rural Law and Justice Alliance has been established to respond to the inequities experienced by rural and regional communities. The principal purpose of the Alliance is to achieve...

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Women Barristers Forum to hold a special general meeting

The Women Barristers Forum is a section of the NSW Bar Association. All women members of the NSW Bar Association are deemed to be members of the Women Barristers Forum and are entitled to participate...

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Vale Greg Hart

Greg Hart, the former chief industrial magistrate, died last night. Members will be advised of funeral arrangements as soon as they are known.

23 November 2012

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Namaste - yoga hiatus

Please note that yoga morning classes will finish up on 11 December 2012 and lunchtime classes on 20 December 2012. This is your last chance to stretch away the year’s tension before Christmas!...

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Bar and Bench v Solicitors Golf Day 24 January 2013

The annual Bar and Bench v Solicitors Golf Day returns to the totally revamped Manly course on **Thursday, 24 January 2013. **The cost for the day is $165.00 per person including dinner. (No discount...

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Tonight: Aspects of Expert and Opinion Evidence

Tonight's seminar will be presented by Dermot Ryan SC and will seek to cover some specific topics relating to expert and opinion evidence. The seminar will be chaired by Howard Insall SC. For full...

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Bench and Bar Lunch tomorrow

A Bench and Bar Lunch (yum cha banquet) will be held at 1.00pm tomorrow, 28 November 2012 at the Sky Phoenix Restaurant, Shop 6001 Westfield Sydney (6th floor), 77 Castlereagh Street, Sydney. To book...

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World Congress on Family Law and Children

Members are invited to attend the 6th World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights, which is to be held from 17-20 March 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Learn more>

22 November 2012

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NSW Bar Association Conferences 2013

The NSW Bar Association 2013 CPD Conferences have been confirmed for the following dates and locations:**

Saturday 16 February: Newcastle Saturday 23 February: Orange Saturday 9 March: North...

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This Week in CPD

Tuesday 27 November: The National Security Balancing Act. Presented by Anthony Whealy QC, Bret Walker SC and Phil Boulten SC. Please click here for further details.

Wednesday 28 November: A guide to...

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NSW Government releases terms of reference for special commission of inquiry

Premier Barry O'Farrell today released the terms of reference for the special commission of inquiry into allegations about the police handling of child sex abuse by the clergy within the Catholic...

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