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6 Oct 2021
ACT budget initiatives relevant to the legal sector
For the interest of members, the Law Society has produced a summary of budget initiatives of relevance to the legal sector.
9 Sep 2021
Support services during lockdown
Although the ACT is in lockdown, staying home may not be a safe option for some people. This page collates support services in the ACT and region that are still operating during lockdown.
6 Sep 2021
What are my legal options if I'm having trouble with my neighbour?
You may have heard local lawyer Chris Donohue chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about what you can do if you're having trouble with your neighbour. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.
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.