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LIJ October 2004

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Cover Story

Who will rule the law after 9 October 2004?
The LIJ gives federal Attorney-General Philip Ruddock and shadow Attorney-General Nicola Roxon the opportunity to speak directly to Victorian solicitors.

By Attorney-General Philip Ruddock

Cover story

Feature Articles

Information technology

10 ways to ensure your IT contract goes off the rails
Ever wondered why so many large information technology (IT) projects go off the rails? The following tips are almost guaranteed to mess up any IT project you undertake.

By Paul Kallenbach

Property division

De facto property disputes
"Just De Facto" may carry as much weight under the Family Law Act as "Just Married" in relation to property disputes.

By Adrian Stone and Anna Goldthorp


Job satisfaction v stress: how magistrates rate their job
The first-ever national social survey of Australian magistrates reveals important information about many aspects of magistrates' work.

By Professor Kathy Mack and Professor Sharyn Roach Anleu

Pro bono

Pro bono targets new look
Demands for achieving pro bono targets must be balanced against undermining the values of voluntariness and altruism.

By Adrian Evans

Unfair dismissal

Security for costs: a new avenue in the unfair dismissal jurisdiction
Recent amendments to the way unfair dismissals may be conducted under the Workplace Relations Act provide the AIRC with new powers when considering unmeritorious applications.

By Tim Donaghey

trade agreements

The Australia-US Free Trade Agreement: bigger than Texas – really
Commercial practitioners will have new frontiers to cross when complying with the changes brought about by the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement.

By Peter Little, Andrew Hudson and Ross Becroft


Publications Department

(for LIJ (Law Institute Journal) and LIV Directory and Diary inquiries only) Tel:(61 3) 9607 9319 Fax:(61 3) 9607 9451 Email: Managing editor: Carolyn Ford. Sub-editor/publications coordinator: Mary Kerley. Journalist: Karin Derkley. Sub-editor/proofreader: Libby Brown. Art director: Katherine Alexander. Editorial & administrative assistant: Sophie Suelzle. Advertising: Lisa Crowle.


Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.


Editorial policy

All contributions and letters to the editor to be addressed to: Managing editor, Carolyn Ford, Law Institute of Victoria Ltd, GPO Box 263, Melbourne 3001. Tel: (61 3) 9607 9319. Mob: 0406 004 935. Fax: (61 3) 9607 9451. Email: Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily endorsed by the Law Institute of Victoria. No responsibility is accepted by the Institute, the editor or the printers for the accuracy of information contained in the text and advertisements.

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