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Actor Michael Caton Says Legal Aid Matters

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 23rd June 2016 -  Aussie actor Michael Caton has joined the fight to restore funding for legal aid. The star, best known for playing Darryl Kerrigan in the 1990s movie The Castle, a working-class man

Lawyers to Campaign Over Legal Aid Funding Cuts

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 12th May 2016 -    Lawyers from across Australia are launching a major national campaign on legal aid funding in the run up to the federal election, claiming neither of the major political parties

Citizenship Stripping Legislation ‘Flawed’ – Law Council

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th August 2015 -  Proposed legislation to allow dual nationals to be stripped of their Australian citizenship on national security grounds is flawed and should be amended or reconsidered altogether,…

Pro Bono Legal Initiative for Asia Pacific

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 17th July 2012 -  The Federal Government and the Law Council of Australia have launched the Centre for Asia-Pacific Pro Bono (CAPPB), to support international pro bono legal work in the Asia-Pacific…

Law Council on Asylum Seekers

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th July 2010 -  Asylum seeker policies announced by both the Government and the Opposition fall well short of expectations about fair process and access to justice for asylum seekers, according…

Boost In Legal Aid Funding Urged

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th April 2010 -  The results of a survey on legal aid provide further proof that the legal assistance sector is in dire need of a significant funding boost, according to the Law Council of Australia.…
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