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Statement from the President of the Australian Bar Association, Will Alstergren QC.

Response to media reports on the 13th  June 2017 critical of the judiciary. Read more

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