Law Council of Australia news

The highs and lows of work-from-home lawyers

The highs and lows of work-from-home lawyers

While some lawyers have thrived in flexible and remote working arrangements, others must take care to avoid burnout

Four new judges take the bench at Federal Circuit Court and Family Court

Four new judges take the bench at Federal Circuit Court and Family Court

The Law Council of Australia emphasised the need for more appointments to these courts

Legal bodies slam Family Court merger bill

Legal bodies slam Family Court merger bill

The legislation burdens Australian judges with an “impossible task,” the bodies say

A federal Human Rights Act – What are we afraid of?

A federal Human Rights Act – What are we afraid of?

Former Law Council of Australia president delivers speech outlining the organisation's push to establish this legislation

Law Council renews call to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility

Law Council renews call to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility

Move follows recent pressure from a group of United Nations countries to enact change