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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3 December 2022

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Tomorrow is the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly. The theme for 2022 is “Transformative solutions for inclusive...

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Bench & Bar v Solicitors Golf Day

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Wellbeing

The annual Bench & Bar v Solicitors Golf Day returns to Manly Golf Club on Thursday, 19 January 2023.

Tee off is at 1.00pm followed by a two course dinner (at around 6.00 pm). The cost...

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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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NCAT Christmas and New Year 2022-23 holiday arrangements

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The following arrangements will apply at NCAT over the 2022-23 Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Hearings

The last hearing day in 2022 for all NCAT Divisions is 23 December 2022.

NCAT will...

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Memorial for Alexander (Sandy) Tamerlane Sinclair Dawson SC

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Memorial Notice

A memorial to celebrate and honour the life of Sandy Dawson SC will be held on Saturday, 10 December 2022 at 3.00pm at Cranbrook School, Bellevue Hill (Vicars Centenary Building)....

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Tomorrow: Should Environmental Crime Be Prosecuted in a Specialist Environmental Court?

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In-Person Seminar – Thursday, 1 December 2022

Join the Climate Change Panel tomorrow Thursday, 1 December 2022 at 5.00pm for a live debate between Tim Game SC and Georgina Wright SC on...

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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.

Please click...

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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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