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It is with deep regret I announce to the national Bar that David Jackson AM KC died peacefully this morning in Sydney. David had recently celebrated his 82nd birthday. .Read more
The Australian Bar Association welcomes the appointment of Justice Debra Mortimer as Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia. .Read more
On this International Women’s Day, the Australian Bar celebrates the achievements of all women barristers and reflects on what the Australian Bar can do to ‘crack the code’..Read more
The Law Council of Australia and Australian Bar Association have major concerns over the Human Source Management Bill 2023 introduced into the Victorian Parliament on 7 February 2023..Read more
The Australian Bar Association has announced the election of its executive team for 2022–23..Read more
The Australian Bar Association is deeply concerned by the appointment of Attorney-General Tetiro Semilota to the position of Acting Chief Justice of Kiribati. .Read more
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