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icon_from_ed.jpgWelcome to Issue 50 of Hearsay. In this edition we are very pleased to have feature articles on substantive law by Rebecca Treston and Tracy Mossop as well as some very helpful practice management insights from Melinda Zerner. We also feature an ... read more

New Courts Complex Taking Shape

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 50: 2011
From the President - Six Month Report to Members From the President - Six Month Report to MembersIn this report to members I deal with the following issues: Flood assistance BAQ Life and TPD Scheme Judicial Appointments Professional Standards Limitation Application Sesquicen...Read More >>
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ...       Barristers Work Experience Programme 2011 ...Read More >> In Brief - News and Current Affairs
In This Issue
Justice Lander Presents the Federal Court Rules The Federal Court Rules 2011 are an extensive revision of the current Rules and will commence on 1 August 2011. The Court has held presentations in each state in order to assist the legal pr...Read More >>
Family Provision Applications and CostsThis article by Rebecca Treston is an abridged version of a paper presented jointly with Caite Brewer at the Queensland Law Society Symposium on 26 March 2011. Read More >>
Ex-Officio Indictments & CommittalsAttempted Prosecution Despite Judicial Determination Dismissing Matter… an Abuse of Process? This article by Tracy Mossop outlines the key issues that the court will consider when addressing a...Read More >>
The Law Report Presented by Damien Carrick, the Law Report on ABC Radio National focuses on breaking legal stories across Australia and overseas, analysing law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of ju...Read More >>
Burying the ratchet, and extending protection to lease assignees: Amendments to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) As Anand Shah and Steven Hogg explain, recent amendments to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) have two effects. First, ratchet rent provisio...Read More >>
Research of Dr Louise Floyd Dr Louise Floyd has returned to Queensland, having successfully completed the MacCormick Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh Law School and presenting a MacCormick Lecture on internat...Read More >>
CPD EventsThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. Read More >>
Mercedes-Benz Brisbane Introducing the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Programme for Queensland Bar Association members. When you own a Mercedes-Benz, you become a part of a culture of excellence. It’s what defines us ...Read More >>
Barcare Bootcamp  CBD FITNESS is the specialist holistic corporate fitness provider for sedentary and time poor executive people within the Brisbane CBD and Metropolitan locations.     The Holist...Read More >>
Improving Practice through Reflection We have all had days where a matter has not gone as planned. As Melinda Zerner writes, it may be that reflective practice can help avoid the same pitfalls next time. Read More >>
Book Review: Essays on Muslims and Multiculturalism Editor: Raimond Gaita Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Reviewed by Benjamin Dighton Read More >>
Oracle Investment Services Life Insurance, Total & Permanent Disability, Income Protection, Trauma Cover, Buy & Sell Insurance, Business Protection Insurance  Read More >>
Book Review: At Home: A Short History of Private Life By Bill Bryson Published by Doubleday1 Reviewed by Stephen KeimRead More >>
Medico Legal Insurance Group Pty Ltd Income Protection, Life Insurance, Trauma Insurance Read More >>
Book Review: The Quest for Justice Author: Ken Crispin Publisher: ScribePublications Reviewed by Stephen Keim Read More >>
SILQ Barrister SILQ Barrister: Australia’s leading software for barristers. SILQ takes care of your business so you can spend more time on your business. Available on both Mac and PC ...Read More >>
Book Review: Wikileaks and the Age of TransparencyBy Micah Sifry1 Published by Scribe Publications Reviewed by Dr. Louise FloydRead More >>
Fitness First Top 10 ways to prepare for sporting events So you've decided to challenge yourself and enter a sporting event?    Read More >>
Court of Appeal Judgment Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the Queensland Court of Appeal have been prepared by Bruce Godfrey, Court of Appeal Research Officer. They provide a brief overview of each case. For...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary Notes The following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia have been prepared by the Public Information Officer, Fiona Hamilton. They provide a brief overview of each case. For mor...Read More >>
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