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Family Violence

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LIJ: Education and CPD training in family violence issues for lawyers has been urged by the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The proposed legal initiatives are among 227 recommendations contained in a 2000 page report...

Wellbeing – Leaning back

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LIJ: Turning an idea driven by passion or evidence of best practice into a solid outcome requires an enormous investment of resources – time, energy, creativity and emotion. The same can be said for managing a big...

Reconciliation Week

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Today is the start of National Reconciliation Week (27 May-3 June) which is marked by two significant legal events that have challenged Australia’s historical treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples...

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  • Foreign Resident Withholding Tax Forum

    As of 1 July 2016, significant new tax legislation will be implemented that has an impact on thousands of lawyers in multiple practice areas across Australia. Hear directly from the ATO what the changes will involve at this interactive forum.

    Fri 10 Jun - 09:00 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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  • Advocacy Skills Workshop

    Brush up on your advocacy skills at this interactive two-part workshop through discussions and practical advice on case preparation, strategy and performance skills. Receive personalised feedback on your own practice and improve your technique. Save when you register for both parts!

    Thu 16 Jun - 08:30 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke Street

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  • Government Lawyers Conference

    This year's conference will cover the role of regulators in responding to vulnerability, a counsel's update on the Royal Commission into Family Violence, using technology to provide access to justice, guardianship and financial abuse issues, and complex ethical situations for government lawyers.

    Wed 01 Jun - 09:00 AM
    RACV Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Prison Songs: Addressing Aboriginal Incarceration Rates

    Join us for a night of cinema and discussion as we showcase Prison Songs, a documentary film that gives voice to the Aboriginal inmates of Berrimah Prison and highlights the crisis of Aboriginal over-imprisonment.

    Wed 08 Jun - 06:00 PM
    Koorie Heritage Trust

    Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne

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  • LIV Legal Careers Fair

    The premier event for Victorian law students featuring representatives from Australia’s leading law firms, government, regional firms and non-legal employers.

    Thu 14 Jul - 05:00 PM
    Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

    1 Convention Centre PL South Wharf

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