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Celebrating Aboriginal languages

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Blog: A couple of weeks ago Victorian Parliament heard for the first time legislation which included the language of the traditional owners of the Melbourne area, the Woi-wurrung language. The legislation was the Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron) Bill 2017, which gives the...

Family violence education for judges

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LIJ: The strategic direction for the Judicial College of Victoria takes into account the disruptions the judiciary, courts and tribunal system will likely confront. Family violence, youth justice, bail and sentencing practices will be a high priority in the continuing education of Victorian judges...

Attacks on Victorian judges 'grossly improper'

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LIJ: Judges and lawyers have united in their condemnation of inflammatory statements by federal politicians about the Victorian judiciary. President of the Judicial Conference of Australia Justice Robert Beech-Jones, said “unfounded, grossly improper and unfair” statements...

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  • IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

    The 2017 IBA Annual Conference will be held in Sydney. Recognised internationally as a future-focused and innovative business centre, Sydney provides headquarters for almost 40 per cent of the top 500 Australian corporations.

    Sun 08 Oct - 08:00 AM
    International Convention Centre Sydney

    14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2009

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  • Property Law Conference

    With e-conveyancing becoming the new norm, technology competency being expected of lawyers, and upcoming changes to key forms such as the Contract of Sale of Real Estate, it’s never been a more dynamic time to be a property lawyer. Register now to obtain the latest insights from experts in their fields and discover new information that will benefit your property law practice.

    Fri 25 Aug - 08:30 AM
    RACV City Club

    501 Bourke St, Melbourne

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  • Victorian Golden Gavel Competition

    They’ve been tuning into their debate skills for years, perhaps practising in front of family and friends. Now is the time to take the next step, get on that stage and make their voices heard. Will they get the judges to turn their seats? Book single tickets or a table of 10 to witness the competition of the century.

    Thu 10 Aug - 07:30 AM
    The Events Centre, Collins Square

    727 Collins St, Melbourne

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  • Bookkeepers Trust Recording Workshop

    This workshop is suitable for bookkeepers new to trust account recording and anyone wanting a detailed understanding of the changes brought about by the Legal Profession Uniform General Rules 2015, which commenced 1 July 2015.

    Fri 18 Aug - 09:00 AM
    LIV Lecture Theatre

    470 Bourke St, Melbourne

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