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The Australian Bar Association has called upon the Malaysian Government to reconsider its proposed changes to the country’s Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA).Read more
The President of the Australian Bar Association, Patrick O’Sullivan QC, is this week shining a spot light on some of the legal issues facing the Northern Territory.Read more
Statement in response to media reports highlighting the gender pay gap for barristers..Read more
Northern Territory’s proposed bail legislation to remove the presumption in favour of bail for repeat property offenders will only further exacerbate Australia’s disgraceful Indigenous incarceration rates..Read more
The Australian Bar Association acknowledges the Federal Government’s recent $30 million injection to legal assistance services, to support families in crisis, but we believe it falls well short of the $200 million that was recommended by last year’s Produc.Read more
Australian Bar Association announces agenda to reduce Indigenous incarceration rates..Read more