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APS Diversity and Gender Equality Awards Friday, 1st December 2017 The Australian Public Service has recently announced the winners of its inaugural Diversity and Gender Equality Awards. Read more
High Court Citizenship Decision Thursday, 2nd November 2017 The full bench of the High Court, sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns, returned a unanimous verdict on the eligibility of seven members of Parliament on Friday 27 October. Read more
iPhone Wills Thursday, 26th October 2017 The use of technology and virtual media has become increasingly preferable to the use of physical records. Read more
The AICD’s Quarterly Report on Gender Diversity Monday, 2nd October 2017 In the 12 months since the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) called for a 30 per cent gender diversity target on ASX 200 company boards, 45 companies have met or surpassed that target. Women now make up 21.7 per cent of company directors in Australia. Read more
The Legal Ownership Status of Looted Artefacts Friday, 15th September 2017 This week, after a long legal battle with Switzerland, a rare 2nd century Roman sarcophagus is being returned to Turkey. Read more
The Constitution of Parliament Tuesday, 29th August 2017 In the past month the eligibility of seven members of the Australian Parliament has been called into question by way of foreign citizenship. Read more
A return to hostile relations in FY17 Tuesday, 1st August 2017 MinterEllison’s ‘Directions in Public Mergers & Acquisitions’ report identifies a number of key trends that will influence the M&A market in the coming financial year. Read more
Students and the International Market: Foundations for Success Monday, 24th July 2017 With the increase of globalisation, law students are increasingly facing competition from the global market, but are also exposed to greater international opportunities both abroad and with international firms with an Australian presence. For students aiming to be competitive for roles in the international legal market, there are a number of areas that can be focused on to enhance how employable you are. Read more
New President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Monday, 17th July 2017 As Professor Gillian Triggs’ five year term comes to a close, the Australian Human Rights Commission is preparing itself for a new President. Read more
The Rise of Crypto-Currencies and the ICO Monday, 26th June 2017 As the market capitalisation of crypto-currencies continues to rise, so too do the possibilities of what crypto-currencies can be used for. Read more