Inbrief

Aboriginal Children's Service Christmas Drive 2022

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Wellbeing

The Aboriginal Children's Service has a christmas drive that will be collecting for children aged between 0-15 years, Elders and food hampers for families. Please click here for more...

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Sandy Dawson SC Obituary

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An obituary for Sandy Dawson SC has been published in today's Sydney Morning Herald. Click here for the obituary

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Latest NSWCA Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The latest edition of the Court of Appeal's Decisions of Interest Bulletin is now available here.

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New Barristers Committee Coffee Catchup

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The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is Monday, 5 December 2022 at 11.00am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. Our special guests are David Rayment SC and Michael Rennie (both of 6 St James...

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Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law Awards

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The Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law Awards were held last Thursday and the Barrister of the Year Award went to Carmel Lee of Greenway Chambers.

The full list of award winners and finalists can be...

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World AIDS Day

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Every year on December 1st, we celebrate World AIDS day. This day is an opportunity to support those involved in the fight against HIV and to improve understanding of HIV as a global public health...

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Kate Eastman AM SC honoured for her commitment to human rights

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Media Release

The Law Council of Australia has recognised Kate Eastman AM SC for her commitment to addressing and preventing human rights injustices with the 2022 President's Award. Click here for...

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Short Term Licenses Available at Denman Chambers

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Denman Chambers has rooms available for licence on a harmonious and well-located floor with leading practitioners in Work Health and Safety and Employment Law. Floor members also practice in a range...

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Message from the Chief Justice of New South Wales

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The Honourable Chief Justice A. S. Bell has released a condolence message on the passing of Sandy Dawson SC. Please click here to read the message.

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President's Message

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Tribute to Sandy Dawson SC

It is with a very heavy heart that I inform the profession of the devastating loss of our dear colleague Sandy Dawson SC (Alexander (Sandy) Tamerlane Sinclair Dawson SC)....

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Acting Commissioner of the Land and Environment Court of NSW Applications

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The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as Acting Commissioners of the Land and Environment Court of NSW. There are a number of positions available.

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

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Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls. Women’s rights activists have observed 25 November as a day against gender-based violence since 1981 and the date...

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Amendments to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Family Law) Rules 2021

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Amendments have been made to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Family Law) Rules 2021 which will commence on Monday, 28 November 2022, with the exception of the costs schedule, which...

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Expressions of Interest: Position of Associate to the Hon. Justice Sarah Pritchard

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The Land and Environment Court is seeking expressions of interest for an Associate for the Hon Justice Sarah Pritchard.

For more information, please click here. Expressions of interest will close on...

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District Court Duty Judge Arrangements Dec-Jan 2023

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Practice Support

The District Court of New South Wales has released the District Court Duty Judge Arrangements for Civil and WHS matters for the period December 2022 – January 2023.

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First Steps Count Manning Valley Walkathon

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Wellbeing

Peter King of Queens Square Chambers and the NSW Bar is walking in aid of First Steps Count and its new community centre in Taree. Peter will walk from the centre in Taree to Bondi Beach...

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National Webinars for the Profession on expansion of the Lighthouse Model in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

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The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2) (the Courts) are delighted to provide this last update with the...

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Appointment of Ken McKay SC as Senior Crown Prosecutor

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Appointment

The New South Wales Attorney General today announced the appointment of Ken McKay SC as Senior Crown Prosecutor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP). Mr McKay’s...

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Cancelled: Bugmy Justice Reports Project

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The Bugmy Justice Reports Project presentation, scheduled for this afternoon, Wednesday, 23 November, has been cancelled. The organisers regret any inconvenience caused. The session will be...

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Gaybar End of Term Drinks

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It’s time to dust off your tinsel and hang that holly- Gaybar are having end of terms drinks.

NSW Bar Association LGBTQI Advocate for Change Sharyn Hall SC, and Mark Seymour,invite LGBTQI+ members...

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High Court Amendment (Forms and Other Matters) Rules 2022 (FED)

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The High Court of Australia released Amendment Rules of the Court on 18 November 2022.

Please click here for the explanatory statement.

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Latest NSWCA Decisions of Interest Bulletin

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The latest edition of the Court of Appeal's Decisions of Interest Bulletin is now available here.

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Tomorrow: New Barristers Committee Coffee Catchup

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The NBC’s next coffee catch up for under 5s is tomorrow Wednesday, 23 November 2022 at 9.00am at the Naked Duck, 60 Martin Place. The guests are Ingmar Taylor SC and Ben Bradley, both from Greenway...

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Tomorrow: Bugmy Justice Reports Project

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The Bugmy Justice Project creates Bugmy Justice Reports for pre-sentencing and bail hearing matters that provide background information to a court for consideration when sentencing an Aboriginal...

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