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News and Media

The Law Society's policy stances and activities are reinforced through a robust media presence. The Society attracts state, national and international coverage on topical issues. Our ability to react quickly and publicly to legal debates has cemented our position as a key organisation for journalists seeking legal comment, and as a powerful leader and commentator.

For all news and media enquiries, contact the Media Adviser (details at right).

A summary of recent media coverage (print and broadcast) is also available.

News and media releases

December 2008

Law Society of NSW welcomes far reaching recommendations in the Haneef Inquiry
23 Dec 2008

NSW Law Society calls for moves to enshrine Australia's human rights in legislation
10 Dec 2008

November 2008

NSW Law Society welcomes review into the delivery of family law services
20 Nov 2008

October 2008

NSW Law Society welcomes moves to overhaul sex crime legislation
26 Oct 2008

Youth conduct order trial a welcome initiative
23 Oct 2008

NSW Law Society calls for the public to be better educated about our justice system
17 Oct 2008

August 2008

NSW Law Society welcomes appointment of eminent solicitor to the Supreme Court bench
04 Aug 2008

July 2008

Media Statement from NSW Law Society Vice President, Joe Catanzariti congratulating the new Chief Justice
30 Jul 2008

NSW Law Society backs Circle Sentencing
16 Jul 2008

June 2008

Law Society of NSW welcomes Government funding for regional Australia
19 Jun 2008

Media statement from President, Hugh Macken in relation to media reports dated 13 June 2008
13 Jun 2008

NSW Law Society welcomes new civil court for Sydney
03 Jun 2008

April 2008

The Law Society of NSW applauds the appointment of Australia’s new Governor-General
14 Apr 2008

Young people drive road safety debate for 2008 Law Week
04 Apr 2008

Lawyers urge caution at proposed planning laws
04 Apr 2008

Compulsory case conferencing and discounts on early guilty plea a positive step forward
02 Apr 2008

March 2008

Law Week turns 25
30 Mar 2008

Know the score, check out the law
30 Mar 2008

Law Society of NSW to comment on Auditor-General’s Report on the efficiency of the ODPP
26 Mar 2008

February 2008

Law Society seeks reversal of ban on international panel of jurists
20 Feb 2008

Law Society of NSW praises the Parramatta Justice Precinct
20 Feb 2008

Law Society welcomes feasibility study to develop Newcastle Justice Precinct
01 Feb 2008

January 2008

Law Society of NSW backs government moves to overhaul inheritance laws
29 Jan 2008

Lawyers applaud moves to widen jury pool
08 Jan 2008

Clients burdened by legal red tape
07 Jan 2008

CONTACT

  • For all news and media enquiries
  • contact the Media Manager
  • T: 02 9926 0288
  • M: 0413 440 699