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Confusion over ICAC legal costs provisions must be cleared up
8 August 2022

Why a purchaser should seek advice on buying a house

1 August 2022

Return to Work Bill passes Legislative Council: Late amendments fix some key problems, but full impact of reforms unclear

6 July 2022

Inadequate consultation and lack of supporting evidence puts workers compensation scheme at risk

4 July 2022

Australia has no constitutional protection on abortion rights, but decriminalisation is here to stay

28 June 2022

Proper consultation necessary to avoid workers compensation law being mired in test litigation
27 June 2022

Legal protections must come before the introduction of facial recognition technology
22 June 2022

How would injured workers actually fare under the Return to Work Bill?
10 June 2022

Explainer - South Australian Public Health (COVID-19) Amendment Bill 2022
6 June 2022

2022-23 State Budget Wrap
3 June 2022

Statement on the Return to Work (Permanent Impairment Assessment) Amendment Bill 2022

3 June 2022

Directors should not ignore the ATO
27 May 2022 

Law Society calls for genuine and sustained commitment to Justice
19 May 2022 

Laws to manage COVID-19 and other pandemics must be transparent and proportionate

5 May 2022 

Vaccine mandates & working from home: Where do employers and employees stand once the State of Emergency ends?
26 April 2022 

Greater investment needed to make our roads safer
29 March 2022 

Break the bias to achieve gender equity in the legal profession
8 March 2022 

Society joins calls for Australia to offer asylum to Ukrainian refugees
1 March 2022 

Support for key reforms welcome as parties respond to Law Society's key election issues
9 February 2022 

Justin Stewart-Rattray assumes role of Law Society President
10 January 2022 
Law Society identifies Key State Election Issues
8 November 2021

ICAC Bill explainer
27 October 2021

No jab no work? What the law says about mandatory vaccines
22 October 2021

If politicians are allowed to spam us, shouldn't we at least have the right to opt out?
23 September 2021

Can businesses shut their doors to unvaccinated patrons?
04 September 2021

Buoyant mood as profession celebrates peers
30 August 2021

Vaccinating against mental health key to building wellbeing & resilience
23 August 2021

Shared parenting arrangements during lockdown
22 July 2021

Decision should not be made on proposed workers compensation changes until proper consultation takes place
2 July 2021

2020-21 State Budget wrap-up
23 June 2021

Courts, DPP and Forensics need additional resources to deal with Operation Ironside
10 June 2021

Action needed to achieve reconciliation 

26 May 2021

Equal Opportunity Commission's Report into sexual harassment in the legal profession

20 April 2021

Open letter to the Premier - 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody 

14 April 2021

Investment in justice system now will increase access to justice and pay off financially

7 April 2021

Law Society welcomes passage of abortion decriminalisation Bill

19 February 2021

Abortion legislation must prioritise best medical practice and patient care

18 February 2021

Privacy & QR codes: How do we keep our personal data safe? 

01 February 2021

New Law Society President: Lessons from 2020 can improve legal landscape

14 January 2021

Law Society award winners announced 
December 2020

Law Society congratulates SA's new Senior Counsel
December 2020


Shared parenting arrangements during lockdown 

November 2020

The facts about SA's abortion Bill: Not a radical reform, but an evidence-based modernisation of outdated laws
October 2020

SA’s Aboriginal heritage protection laws could serve as a model for other jurisdictions, but there should be appeal rights on decisions to disturb heritage sites

September 2020

Action needed on disability laws to protect vulnerable people
August 2020

Society seeks assurances on integrity of permanent impairment assessment reports 
August 2020

Unmasking the truth: An investigation into some of the legal claims by COVID-19 sceptics
July 2020

It is time to raise the age of criminal responsibility 
July 2020

The scourge of sexual harassment in the profession must be stamped out
June 2020

Ann Marie Smith death highlights legal gaps that must be addressed
June 2020

Judgment provides clarity for psychological work injury claims 
May 2020

The new Uniform Civil Court Rules explained
May 2020

$1.8 million COVID 19 package to support practitioners
29 April 2020

Test for psychiatric injury compensability at heart of Supreme Court matter
28 April 2020

Society seeks measures to enable remote signing and witnessing of documents 
28 April 2020

COVID-19 forcing legal profession to innovate
31 March 2020

Providing an essential service during a pandemic
30 March 2020

What the SA Government's new 'coronavirus' laws mean
6 March 2020

Volunteer firefighters deserve a better workers compensation scheme, and most other workers do too
18 February 2020


Lawyers must get better at educating the public about the law
14 January 2020
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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 incarceration: AMA (SA) and Law Society  View
01/02/2016  National legal aid campaign highlights the thousands of Aussies turned away View 
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08/12/2015 

CTP review must happen before MAC privatisation

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26/11/2015 

Free immediate legal help for bushfire victims 

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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

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22/10/2015 

Law Society releases report on legal profession

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19/10/2015 

Q&A on new bike laws

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07/10/2015

Statement: More local work is good for SA

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06/10/2015 

No shame in opening up about mental illness

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21/09/2015 

adlawgroup

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04/09/2015

Law Society Award Winners 

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09/07/2015 

Indigenous Law Scholarship announced

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19/06/2015 

Justice denied in State budget

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18/06/2015 

Law Society urges immediate review of CTP

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17/06/2015

Law Society's budget checklist

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16/06/2015 

Law Society's position on provocation

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19/05/2015 

Cuts to Aboriginal legal aid a further blow to the needy

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15/05/2015 

Brutal budget cuts will worsen legal aid crisis

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29/04/2015 

Chan and Sukumaran's path to redemption will be remembered

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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 

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27/03/2015 

Legal assistance announcement welcome, but more must be done

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20/02/2015 

Law Society seeks update on courts project

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17/02/2015 

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

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16/02/2015 

Law Society backs call for closing the gap targets

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29/01/2015 

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

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06/01/2015

Free immediate legal help for bushfire victims

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13/11/2014 

MAC profit cold comfort for motor victims

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28/10/2014 

Law Society unveils plan for reconciliation

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15/10/2014 

Media Statement re ICAC/SAPOL

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08/10/2014 

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

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02/10/2014 

New App on age of consent & sexting laws

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05/09/2014 

Geoffrey Robertson QC to speak at Centenary Dinner

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04/08/2014 

Law Society marks World War 1 centenary at historic site

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28/07/2014

Children's Commissioner must have power to investigate 

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23/07/2014

Law Society supports Royal Commission into child sex abuse

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02/07/2014 

Freedom of press endangered by proposed surveillance laws 

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20/06/2014 

Governments intention to privatise Compulsory Third Party Insurance 

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20/06/2014 

Bail Accommodation Support Program 

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19/06/2014 

Changes to CTP providers 

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08/05/2014 

Pro bono legal advice service re-opens 

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06/05/2014 

Former high court judge stands up for gender equality 

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30/04/2014 

Mandatory Sentencing not the answer 

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08/04/2014 

Victory for Outstanding Young Lawyer 

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01/04/2014 

Government must act on privacy laws 

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06/03/2014 

Society concerned about proposed mandatory imprisonment laws 

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06/03/2014 

Non-compliant businesses put personal data at risk 

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07/02/2014 

Law Society welcomes Victims of Crime boost 

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04/02/2014 

Legal Group Mounts Fight for Victims Rights in SA 

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29/01/2014 

More detail needed on workers comp policy 

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24/01/2014 

Workers comp reform 

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24/01/2014 

Appointment of new Crown Solicitor 

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20/01/2014 

Free legal advice for disaster victims 

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Date issued
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19/12/2013 

Law Society welcomes privacy paper 

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18/12/2013 

Law Society concerned about legal aid cuts 

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16/12/2013 

Oversupply of law graduates must be addressed 

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21/11/2013 

Legal profession supports inaugural Charity Day 

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07/11/2013 

Super Tribunal one step closer 

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07/11/2013 

Law Society welcomes the decision to scrap the cap 

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30/10/2013 

Law Society concerned about mandatory sentencing bill 

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29/10/2013 

Law Society President to take the lead on legal issues 

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26/09/2013 

Law Society welcomes passage of Legal Practitioners Bill 

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19/09/2013 

Law Society opposes proposed mandatory sentencing Bill 

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13/09/2013 

Law Society supports planned revamp of courts precinct 

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16/08/2013 

Law Society supports access to justice plan 

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05/08/2013 

New approach needed to address appalling Indigenous detention rates 

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05/08/2013 

Law Society winners announced 

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25/07/2013 

Law Society welcomes appointment of a new Chief Judge Muecke 

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26/06/2013  Courts Dealt Another Blow  View
10/06/2013  Law Society receives prestigious volunteering award  View
07/06/2013  Society has mixed response to Budget  View
07/06/2013  Courts Funding  View
06/06/2013  CTP Executive demands answers  View
16/05/2013  Law Society opposes cap for self-education expenses  View
14/05/2013  Concerns over legislation to increase the Magistrates Courts Jurisdiction  View
08/05/2013  Aboriginal law students breaking barriers to education  View
23/04/2013  Young Lawyers honoured at prestigious awards night  View
03/04/2013  Law Society welcomes Royal Commission free legal advice  View
08/03/2013  Celebrating women in law on International Womens Day  View
06/03/2013  Law Society concerned about proposed mandatory imprisonment laws  View
04/03/2013  Legal Groups Score Wins for Crash Victims  View
04/03/2013  Gray Young Lawyer of the Year Award  View
31/01/2013  Law reforms needed to keep up with technology  View
29/01/2013  More detail needed on workers comp policy  View
23/01/2013  Society backs judges call for restoring penalty powers of Courts  View
11/01/2013  Media Release Law Society Welcomes Royal Commission Terms of Reference  View
Date issued
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30/11/2012  MAC figures fail to support CTP overhaul  View
27/11/2012  Award winning journalist to lead Law Society Communication  View
25/11/2012  Legal Community welcomes review of CTP Scheme review of administration must be included  View
16/11/2012  When do we get an Independent Commissioner Agent Corruption  View
16/11/2012  When do we get an Independent Commissioner Against Corruption  View
08/11/2012  Making the innocent pay  View
30/10/2012  John White is the new Law Society President  View
25/10/2012  Lawyers' concern over proposed motor accident changes  View
24/10/2012  CTP Forum  View
17/10/2012  Proposed CTP overhaul 'unjust'  View
08/10/2012  Making the innocent pay  View
27/08/2012  Treasury fails to support legal infrastructure  View
25/06/2012  Law Society welcomes Chief Jusitce Kourakis  View
14/06/2012  AMA-SA and the Law Society appalled at treatment of SA prisoners with mental health needs  View
21/05/2012  Help - I need a lawyer  View
21/05/2012  Free community event this Friday at Supreme Court  View
09/05/2012  Law Society Will Awareness Day  View
12/03/2012  Changes to the Legal Practitioners Act  View
31/01/2012  Police Commissioner's Populist Attack  View
Date issued
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24/11/2011  Former David Hicks Lawyer recognised  View
12/09/2011  Doctors and Lawyers Oppose Keys End of Life  View
06/09/2011  Habitual Offenders  View
31/08/2011  Time for independent review into road safety  View
18/08/2011  Delay in issuing licence disqualification notices causes hardship  View
02/08/2011  Local lawyer recognised for work with homeless  View