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14 March 2019

Eight Queen's Counsel appointed (5 December 2019)

05 December 2019 Attorney-General David Parker has announced the appointment of eight Queen's Counsel.He says the 2019 appointments have been made under a process that includes the new criterion of a commitment to improving access to justice.The newly appointed Queen's Counsel are: Stephen Hunter QC.Stephen Hunter: Graduating with an... More about Eight Queen's Counsel appointed.

Committee unable to agree that Terrorism Suppression Bill be passed (5 December 2019)

05 December 2019 The parliamentary Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has reported on the Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill and is unable to recommend that the bill be passed. The committee provided amendments if the House should decide that the bill should proceed.The committee considered 101 submissions and... More about Committee unable to agree that Terrorism Suppression Bill be passed.

Aust Parliament should reject ‘flawed’ court merger says council (5 December 2019)

05 December 2019 The Law Council of Australia says legislation merging the country’s Family Court into a single generalist court will not alleviate the fundamental problems plaguing the family law system, including the risk of victims of family violence falling through the cracks.Responding to the re-introduction this week of... More about Aust Parliament should reject ‘flawed’ court merger says council .

Last updated on the 14th March 2019