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ABA welcomes Federal Government funding injection into legal assistance sector

The Australian Bar Association has today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement to commit an additional $55.7 million over the next three years to the community legal assistance sector in the upcoming 2017-18 Budget. Read more

Statement from ABA President Will Alstergren QC: Response to article in The Australian newspaper on 24 March 2017, ‘Affirmative action creates obstructions on the level playing field’.

“The views expressed by Mr Jeffrey Phillips SC in The Australian newspaper on 24 March 2017, do not reflect the view of the Australian Bar Association. Read more

ABA’s Advocacy Training Council Indigenous Scholarship Winner

The Australian Bar Association has announced Lincoln Crowley, a barrister from the Queensland Bar, as the 2017 recipient of the Advocacy Training Council’s Indigenous scholarship program. Read more