Seeking submissions to Access to Justice Arrangements Inquiry
The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 15-month inquiry into Australia's system of civil dispute resolution, with a focus on constraining costs and promoting access.
The Access to Justice Arrangements Inquiry has released an issues paper and is seeking submissions by Monday 4 November.
See Access to Justice Arrangements.
Lock up a lawyer – Saturday 12 October
Presented by Melbourne City Mission, Lock up a lawyer gives you the chance to sleep in the cells at Pentridge Prison's infamous D Division Remand Centre that previously housed some of Melbourne's most notorious criminals. All money raised will go to Youthlaw and Mates for inmates.
For more information see Lock up a lawyer.
New foundation targets lawyers' mental health
The Wellbeing and the Law Foundation aims to raise money to build awareness, fund research and develop strategies to improve mental health in the legal profession.
For more information and to make a donation see The Wellbeing and The Law Foundation.