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VLA says anti-vax case a test of government power over children in care
VLA says anti-vax case a test of government power over children in care

 Karin Derkley 24 Nov 2017

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) says a case that involves parents who don't want their children in temporary care to be immunised is an important test of how far the government can go in over-riding the authority of parents...

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Building staff engagement
Building staff engagement

 Kath McCarthy 01 Nov 2017

Effective people management is enhanced by the capacity to leverage the intrinsic motivators of mastery, purpose and autonomy to drive higher levels of staff engagement...

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Emotional intelligence in practice
Emotional intelligence in practice

 Karin Derkley 01 Nov 2017

In a recent advertisement for a senior commercial lawyer, along with the usual requirements for first class legal technical skills, research and commercial skills, is another key selection criterion applicants need to have mastered: emotional intelligence...

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Desperate on Nauru
Desperate on Nauru

 Alessandra Di Natale and Sylvie Alston 01 Nov 2017

Right now on Nauru a group of vulnerable asylum seekers are in desperate need of legal help. These traumatised people escaped war and oppression, and there is no legal help available on Nauru...

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IBAC defends record on police complaints
IBAC defends record on police complaints

 LIJ 26 Oct 2017

Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) general counsel Dr John Lynch has responded to an opinion article published in the October 2017 LIJ in which human rights lawyer Merys Williams argues that police misconduct complaints should be investigated by an independent, transparent complaints body...

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Justice Connect turns 25
Justice Connect turns 25

 Carolyn Ford 17 Oct 2017

Professor Gillian Triggs was the keynote speaker at Justice Connect's 25th anniversary dinner...

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The cost of safety: Handing over your face to the faceless
The cost of safety: Handing over your face to the faceless

 LIV President Belinda Wilson 06 Oct 2017

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas this week, we have been reminded that our governments are there to protect us...

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Acting on the warning signs: Women’s Foundation leads the way in developing health-justice partnerships
Acting on the warning signs: Women’s Foundation leads the way in developing health-justice partnerships

 Jasmin Dhillon 03 Oct 2017

Jan Chisholm, CEO of the Women’s Foundation spoke with LIV Young Lawyers about its health-justice partnership initiative to address family violence issues...

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Victoria Leads On Human Rights
Victoria Leads On Human Rights

 George Williams & Daniel Reynolds 01 Sep 2017

Many Australians believe our nation already has a national bill of rights, and yet Australia is the only democratic nation without one. It’s time Australia had a Charter of Rights...

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Submission to the Education and Training Reform Regulations Review
Submission to the Education and Training Reform Regulations Review

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 18 Aug 2017

The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee towards...

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NAIDOC Week: Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages
NAIDOC Week: Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages

 Belinda Wilson 05 Jul 2017

A couple of weeks ago Victorian Parliament heard for the first time legislation which included the language of the traditional owners...

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Indigenous prison crisis under investigation
Indigenous prison crisis under investigation

 ALRC 01 Jul 2017

Alarming rates of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women will be a focus of the inquiry. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people constitute only 2 per cent...

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Inquiry into Freedom of Speech 2016
Inquiry into Freedom of Speech 2016

 Clara Bradley 20 Jun 2017

The LIV submits that the current operation of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act does not impose unreasonable restrictions upon freedom of speech...

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A joint open letter to the Attorney-General and Ministers Mikakos and Neville on youth justice reform
A joint open letter to the Attorney-General and Ministers Mikakos and Neville on youth justice reform

 LIV Media 07 Jun 2017

The LIV has co-signed a letter to the Victorian state government expressing deep concerns about the recent...

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June LIJ flipbook
June LIJ flipbook

 Law Institute Journal 01 Jun 2017

Welcome to the June LIJ flipbook. You can turn pages electronically, magnify type and click through to editorial content, LIV goods and services and upcoming events and advertising.

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