Anna Cody announced as new Sex Discrimination Commissioner

A long-time member of the Law Society of NSW is the nation’s new Sex Discrimination Commissioner.

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Me-Mel (Goat Island) to be returned to Indigenous owners

The NSW Government announces a “significant new step” in handing over the ownership of Me-Mel (Goat Island) in Sydney Harbour to the local Indigenous community.

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NAIDOC Week: 40th Anniversary of Aboriginal Land Rights Act

Since the inception of the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act in June 1983, more than 160,000 hectares of land has been returned to Aboriginal land…

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The new National Anti-Corruption Commission faces high expectations

Australia’s new National Anti-Corruption Commission is due to begin its operations today. Already there is much talk about who and what it should investigate.

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Conference keynote speaker to cover the law-AI partnership

An expert in the field of AI and the law is confirmed as the keynote speaker at the Law Society of NSW’s upcoming Specialist Accreditation…

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Gladys Berejiklian ICAC report: Why won’t she be charged?

Former Premier of NSW Gladys Berejiklian will not face criminal prosecution despite the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) finding that she engaged in “serious corrupt…

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‘Sweeping overhaul’ needed to NSW Police domestic violence response, report finds

The NSW Police Force is planning a sweeping overhaul of the way it manages and investigates domestic and family violence, after a report by the…

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HWL Ebsworth data breach: Hackers claim huge data leak 

The Russian-linked cybercriminals responsible for the recent attack on national law firm HWL Ebsworth claim to have leaked troves of sensitive information to the dark…

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King’s Birthday Honours for the NSW legal profession

This year’s King’s Birthday Honours list recognised Law Society of NSW members past and present, across the full spectrum of the legal profession.

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Thinking on their feet: NSW Golden Gavel 2023

NSW Golden Gavel competitors think on their feet

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