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Media Releases

Media Release -ACT Bar Association Calls for Repeal of Section 435 of the Crimes Act 1900 (ACT)

Media Release – SEXUAL ASSAULT CONVICTION CONCERNS AND THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE ACT DPP

Media Release – ACT BAR WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (ACT)

Media Release: NEW EXECUTIVE OF ACT BAR ASSOCIATION FROM 18 MARCH 2024

Media Release – EVIDENCE OF PRIOR PRO-SOCIAL CONDUCT OF AN OFFENDER IS RELEVANT TO THE SENTENCING EXERCISE

Media Release – The ACT Bar congratulates: Ms Alexandra Burt on appointment as new Magistrate of the ACT Magistrate Court & Rebecca Christensen SC and Dr Anthony Hopkins on their appointments as Acting Judges of the ACT Supreme Court.

Media Release – Further Proposed Law reforms to the Law relating to prosecution of sexual offences.

Media Release – Appointment of Mary-Therese Daniel as President of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT)

Media Release – Appointment of Professor Penelope Mathew as President of the ACT Human Rights Commission

Media Release – Appointment of Justice Stephen Gageler AC as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia

Media Release – Release of the Sofronoff Report

Media Release – Appointment of Magistrate Louise Taylor as Resident Judge of the ACT Supreme Court.

Media Release – ACT Bar Association welcomes findings of 2023 National Legal Aid Report, calls for increased investment in work of the ACT Legal Aid Commission

Media Release – ACT Bar congratulates Associate Justice McWilliam on appointment as resident Judge of the ACT Supreme Court

Media Release – Marcus Hassall elected ACT Bar President

Media Release – Congratulations to the ACT Bar President Rebecca Curran on her appointment as a Judge to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

Media Release – ACT Bar Senior Counsel appointments 2022

Media Release – ACT Bar rejects the suggestion of a review of bail and sentencing decisions in the ACT

Media Release – Congratulations to the First Female President of the ACT Bar Association

Media release – ACT Bar welcomes Special Magistrate appointments

Media Release – ACT Bar welcomes the announcement of the new judges to the ACT Supreme Court

Media Release – ACT Bar congratulates Ken Archer’s announcement as Coroner and appointment of Magistrates

Media Release – ACT Bar welcomes the announcement the new Chief Justice for the ACT

Media Release – ACT Bar Senior Counsel appointments 2021

Media Release – ACT Bar supports the reconsideration of the prosecution of Bernard Collaery

Media Release – ACT Bar calls on the incoming Attorney-General Michaelia Cash to reconsider the prosecution of Bernard Collaery

Media Release – ACT Bar Association strongly opposes any introduction of anti-consorting laws

Joint Media Release – Missed opportunity to address elder abuse

Media Release – Shane Drumgold announced as Silk 2019

Media Release – Canberra legal community condemns Barr Government’s unfair CTP scheme

ACT Bar Associations welcomes announcement of new Director of DPP (ACT)

ACT Bar – Insurance Companies decide who wins and who loses copy

Joint Media Release – ACT CTP – Cheaper premiums come at a cost

Media release – President Ken Archer voices his repeated concerns about Bill

Media release – ACT Bar raises concerns about Bill – criminal activity regarding children

Media release – ACT Bar welcomes appointment of new ACT Supreme Court Judge

Joint media release – Traditional protections under threat by new police powers

Joint Media Release – ACT Bar Association & ACT Law Society – Prejudice and misinformation no wa

Media Release – President of the ACT Bar Association Ken Archer attends Topping out ceremony of the

Media Release – Appointment of Associate Judge

Media Release – ACT Bar concerned by lack of consultation

Media Release – ACT Bar ATSI Law Students Mentoring

Media Release – ACT Bail Act

Media Release – Appointment of Ms Amanda Tonkin

Media Release – Appointment of Associate Judge David Mossop

Media Release – May 2016 – Appointment of Magistrate Theakston

Media Release – Appointment of Justice Gill