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The Australian Bar Association welcomes today’s announcement that the Hon. Justice Jayne Jagot has been appointed as the 56th person to be a judge of the High Court of Australia. .Read more
Upon the passing of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen's Counsel (QCs) automatically become King's Counsel (KCs).Read more
The Australian Bar Association (ABA), on behalf of Australia’s more than 6,000 barristers, offers heartfelt condolences to the family of Queen Elizabeth II upon the passing of Her Majesty..Read more
The Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association express deep concern about recent events in Kiribati..Read more
The Australian Bar Association (ABA) is set to launch an Australian first national Find-A-Barrister service on Thursday, 1 September 2022. .Read more
Western Australia today joins the uniform regulatory scheme for Australian legal practitioners, the third State to do so since the scheme came into operation in New South Wales and Victoria in 2015..Read more
The Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association note with sadness the passing of the Hon. Sir Francis Gerard Brennan last night, aged 94..Read more
The Australian Bar Association congratulates Lincoln Crowley QC on his appointment today as a judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland. Justice Crowley is the first Indigenous Australian to be appointed to the bench of an Australian Supreme Court..Read more
The Australian Bar Association is deeply concerned by the Prime Minister’s attack today on the barristers of Australia....Read more
The Australian Bar Association looks forward to the forthcoming election campaign and calls on all parties and candidates to outline policies directed at enhancing access to justice, improving the administration of justice, and promoting of the rule of law.Read more