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7 May 2021
ACT Law Society calls for increased funding to close justice gap
The Society calls on governments to invest in access to justice for all Canberrans by raising the current level of funding to the legal assistance sector.
7 Oct 2020
Federal budget overlooks legal assistance sector
The ACT Law Society has joined our colleagues at the Law Council of Australia in expressing disappointment at the federal government’s failure to properly fund the legal assistance sector in its newly-announced budget.
25 Mar 2020
ACT Community Legal Centres update
Community Legal Centres are still delivering free legal assistance to vulnerable members of the community during the COVID-19 outbreak.
8 Jan 2020
ACT legal support for bushfire victims
The Law Society joins with the chorus legal organisations offering help and support during the bushfires devastating our beautiful country.
14 May 2019
Pro Bono: for whose benefit?
The 2019 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by Karen Fryar AM, former Magistrate of the Australian Capital Territory.
17 May 2005
Hicks and the Geneva Convention, Hindmarsh and the Native Title
The 2005 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by Stephen Kenny, lawyer for David Hicks, a Guantanamo Bay detainee.
11 May 2004
Investing in the Judiciary
The 2004 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by The Hon John Doyle AC QC, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia.