Media Releases

Decriminalisation of sex industry is the best way forward
03 November 2017

100th anniversary of admission of Mary Kitson - SA's first female lawyer
20 October 2017

Repeat offenders law sends confusing message about crime prevention
12 October 2017

Australia should take the lead on abolishing the death penalty
10 October 2017

New child protection laws fail to put children's best interests first
06 July 2017

Extra funding welcome but won't fix crumbling courts
22 June 2017

Transparency needed on Land Services Group proposal
15 June 2017

Free legal advisory service during Law Week
12 May 2017

Budget submission calls for serious investment in justice
06 April 2017

Child Safety Bill fundamentally flawed
16 Feb 2017

What are your rights if you receive a Centrelink letter?
31 Jan 2017



Archived media releases

 

Date issued
Topic
Link

21/12/2016  Privatising Land Services Group a risk to consumers View
16/11/2016  Little shop of horrors - potential pitfalls of business estate planning View 
04/11/2016  Law Society Presidents call on PM to reverse cuts to legal assistance funding View 
02/11/2016  New digital resource on revenge porn and cyberbullying View 
11/10/2016 Natalie Wade named Australian Young Lawyer of the Year View
27/09/2016  Statement regarding adlawgroup View
27/09/2016 Statement:  Law Society supports call for investigation into Yatala incident View
20/09/2016 Proposed laws have profound impact on vulnerable people  View
30/08/2016 Volunteer service helps people with legal issues View
05/08/2016  Stalwarts honoured at legal awards night View
08/07/2016  State Budget:  Delay and decay in justice sector View 
06/07/2016 Justice must be a priority in State Budget View 
18/05/2016  Law Society launches Wills register  View 
15/05/2016  Rally to end Legal Aid Funding Crisis  View
  Legal Aid Fact Sheets View
  Case Studies View 
15/03/2016 Hidden cost of new compensation laws  View
22/02/2016  Health cure needed for Indigenous incarcertaion: AMA (SA) and Law Society  View
01/02/2016  National legal aid campaign highlights the thousands of Aussies turned away View 

08/12/2015 

CTP review must happen before MAC privatisation

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26/11/2015 

Free immediate legal help for bushfire victims 

View

16/11/2015 

Law Society provides clarification on workers compensation debate

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26/10/2015 

Law Society of SA votes in favour of gender based amendments to its Rules

View

22/10/2015 

Law Society releases report on legal profession

View

19/10/2015 

Q&A on new bike laws

View

07/10/2015

Statement: More local work is good for SA

View

06/10/2015 

No shame in opening up about mental illness

View

21/09/2015 

adlawgroup

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04/09/2015

Law Society Award Winners 

View

09/07/2015 

Indigenous Law Scholarship announced

View

19/06/2015 

Justice denied in State budget

View

18/06/2015 

Law Society urges immediate review of CTP

View

17/06/2015

Law Society's budget checklist

View

16/06/2015 

Law Society's position on provocation

View

19/05/2015 

Cuts to Aboriginal legal aid a further blow to the needy

View

15/05/2015 

Brutal budget cuts will worsen legal aid crisis

View

29/04/2015 

Chan and Sukumaran's path to redemption will be remembered

View

28/04/2015 

Law Society joins calls to halt executions

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28/04/2015 

Children's Commissioner a vital part of child protection reform

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09/04/2015 

Volunteer lawyers provide legal advice service 

View

27/03/2015 

Legal assistance announcement welcome, but more must be done

View

20/02/2015 

Law Society seeks update on courts project

View

17/02/15 

Profession invited to gather in support of the Bali Nine death row inmates

View

16/02/15 

Law Society backs call for closing the gap targets

View

29/01/2015 

Public Statement - The Law Society of SA opposes the death penalty

View 

06/01/2015

Free immediate legal help for bushfire victims

View

13/11/2014 

MAC profit cold comfort for motor victims

View

28/10/2014 

Law Society unveils plan for reconciliation

View 

15/10/2014 

Media Statement re ICAC/SAPOL

View

08/10/14 

Pyschological well-being in the workplace a focus during Mental Health Week

View

02/10/14 

New App on age of consent & sexting laws

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05/09/14 

Geoffrey Robertson QC to speak at Centenary Dinner

View

04/08/2014 

Law Society marks World War 1 centenary at historic site

View

28/07/2014

Children's Commissioner must have power to investigate 

View

23/07/2014

Law Society supports Royal Commission into child sex abuse

View

02/07/2014 

Freedom of press endangered by proposed surveillance laws 

View

20/06/2014 

Governments intention to privatise Compulsory Third Party Insurance 

View

20/06/2014 

Bail Accommodation Support Program 

View

19/06/2014 

Changes to CTP providers 

View

08/05/2014 

Pro bono legal advice service re-opens 

View

06/05/2014 

Former high court judge stands up for gender equality 

View

30/04/2014 

Mandatory Sentencing not the answer 

View

08/04/2014 

Victory for Outstanding Young Lawyer 

View

01/04/2014 

Government must act on privacy laws 

View

06/03/2014 

Society concerned about proposed mandatory imprisonment laws 

View

06/03/2014 

Non-compliant businesses put personal data at risk 

View

07/02/2014 

Law Society welcomes Victims of Crime boost 

View

04/02/2014 

Legal Group Mounts Fight for Victims Rights in SA 

View

29/01/2014 

More detail needed on workers comp policy 

View

24/01/2014 

Workers comp reform 

View

24/01/2014 

Appointment of new Crown Solicitor 

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20/01/2014 

Free legal advice for disaster victims 

View

19/12/2013 

Law Society welcomes privacy paper 

View

18/12/2013 

Law Society concerned about legal aid cuts 

View

16/12/2013 

Oversupply of law graduates must be addressed 

View

21/11/2013 

Legal profession supports inaugural Charity Day 

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07/11/2013 

Super Tribunal one step closer 

View

07/11/2013 

Law Society welcomes the decision to scrap the cap 

View

30/10/2013 

Law Society concerned about mandatory sentencing bill 

View

29/10/2013 

Law Society President to take the lead on legal issues 

View

26/09/2013 

Law Society welcomes passage of Legal Practitioners Bill 

View

19/09/2013 

Law Society opposes proposed mandatory sentencing Bill 

View

13/09/2013 

Law Society supports planned revamp of courts precinct 

View

16/08/2013 

Law Society supports access to justice plan 

View

05/08/2013 

New approach needed to address appalling Indigenous detention rates 

View

05/08/2013 

Law Society winners announced 

View

25/07/2013 

Law Society welcomes appointment of a new Chief Judge Muecke 

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