Inbrief

ABA 2021 National Conference

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Registrations are now open for Re-emerge - The Australian Bar after COVID-19: Energised, Innovative Enduring

When: 16-18 September 2021

Where: State Library of Victoria and fully live-streamed

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NCAT fees and charges from 1 July 2021

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NCAT's fees and charges for the filing of applications, appeals and other services will change on Thursday 1 July 2021.

A general 0.8% increase will be applied to all NCAT fees and charges. Certain...

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Law Reform Commission - Open justice: Court and tribunal information - access, disclosure and publication

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The NSW Law Reform Commission has released Draft Proposals for review of Open justice: Court and tribunal information: access, disclosure and publication.

The Draft Proposals are for discussion only...

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Practising Certificate Renewals 2021-2022 - No renewals will be accepted after today

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The period for practising certificate renewals has commenced and will run until 30 June 2021. No renewals will be accepted after 30 June 2021.

Please note that it is a requirement for the issuing...

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Practice Note SC CL 4- Defamation List

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The Chief Justice has today reissued Practice note SC CL 4 – Defamation List, with a commencement date of 1 July 2021.

Reforms to the Defamation Act 2005 are commencing on 1 July 2021. This has...

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Defamation Reforms to become Law

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The Attorney General, the Hon Mark Speakman SC MP has today issued a Media Release stating that the NSW Government is heralding a new era in national defamation law beginning tomorrow in...

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State Coroner's Memorandum No 4 - COVID-19

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The NSW State Coroner, Her Honour Magistrate Teresa O’Sullivan, has advised of the procedures that will apply in relation to the conduct of coronial proceedings at the Lidcombe Forensic Medicine...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Wednesday 30 June 2021

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments and includes State Coroner's Memorandum No 4 -...

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Room for sale at 6 St James Hall Chambers

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A room has become available for purchase. The chambers occupy Levels 6 and 7 of St James’ Hall, 169 Phillip Street. The room has generous storage for briefs and a cupboard for robes. The room will...

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Room for Licence - 2 Selborne Chambers

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A large external room with an adjoining half room suitable for room-share or an assistant is available for licence.

Both rooms have ample storage and shelving, as well as natural light.

Monthly...

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Administrative Appeals Tribunal increase in Application fees - effective 1 July 2021

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From 1 July 2021 Application fees payable in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in respect of certain types of applications, in accordance with the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Regulation 2015,...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Tuesday 29 June 2021

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes today's announcement from the...

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Industrial Relations Commission arrangements in response to current lockdown

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During the current lockdown, all Industrial Relations Commission matters will be conducted via the Virtual Court Room. Parties will be notified of the access details for the relevant conciliation or...

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Room for Sale or License - Sir James Martin Chambers

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Sir James Martin Chambers has a large well-appointed external room for sale or license measuring approximately 6.4 metres x 4.2 metres with sweeping Harbour views suitable for Silk or a busy junior....

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Farewell Ceremony for the Honourable Justice Hoeben AM RFD, Chief Judge at Common Law

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The Honourable Justice Hoeben AM RFD will retire as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 31 August 2021. A farewell ceremony to mark the occasion will be held in the Banco Court on...

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President's Message

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As you are all aware, since the last message on Friday, the NSW Government has announced a fourteen day lockdown for the Greater Sydney area.

During this period, as always, the Association’s...

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Room available at Denman Chambers

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Due to a forthcoming appointment, a room is now available for immediate sale or license.

The room is well appointed with a mahogany desk, bookshelves, robe closet as well as furniture and has access...

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District Court of NSW - Applications to Vary Bail

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The District Court of NSW has today advised that on and from 29 June 2021 to 9 July 2021 at:

• The Downing Centre;

• John Maddison Tower;

• Campbelltown;

•...

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Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia - arrangements for subpoena inspection in Sydney, Parramatta and Wollongong

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The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has today written to advise of arrangements the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of...

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Resumption of current District Court jury trials in the Downing Centre - Memorandum COVID-19 Update

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The Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW has today advised that, further to yesterday's announcement of the temporary adjournment of current jury trials at the Downing Centre, all current jury...

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Children's Court Public Notice No 9 issued

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The President of the Children’s Court has today issued Public Notice No 9, dated 27 June 2021 detailing alterations to listing arrangements for the Children’s Court while the Public Health...

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COVID 19 Update – District Court of NSW - Sunday 27 June 2021

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The Chief Judge of the District Court of NSW has today announced that the arrangements published on Friday 25th June 2021 for the sittings of the District Court at the Downing Centre and John...

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Order under Court Security Act 2005 – Local Court of NSW

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The Chief Magistrate has made an Order pursuant to Section 7(1) of the Court Security Act 2005 regarding the order and safety of court premises, to apply for the next fourteen days.

The Order is...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Sunday 27 June 2021

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes today's announcement from the...

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COVID-19: Information for Attending Court - Saturday 26 June 2021

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The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to COVID-19-related court arrangements has again been updated in terms of recent developments, and includes:

• An update from the...

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