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Have your say on the proposed new rule regarding ‘CPD Activity’

The Australian Bar Association invites public comment on the draft Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Barristers) Amendment (CPD Activity) Rule 2019 in accordance with s 425 of the Uniform Law (UL). Read more

Travel by Judges and their spouses

The Australian Bar Association is concerned by the report in today’s Daily Telegraph criticising the amount of taxpayers’ money spent on travel by High Court judges and their spouses in 2017–18. Read more

ABA says that recent AFP raids on journalists should prompt a review of how journalists and their sources are protected

The Australian Federal Police’s (AFP’s) raids on the home of a journalist and the headquarters of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation last week have ignited debate as to press freedom and the protection of their sources. Read more