Janet Coombs ‘But you’re a woman!’: The pioneering barrister who kicked in the door. 23/11/2022 - Published by Malcolm Brown - Sydney Morning Herald - November 8, 2022 Excerpt:JANET COOMBS: August 16, 1932 – September 24, 2022 When Janet Coombs, a junior barrister, applied at the St Patrick’s College seminary at Manly to do a course on Canon Law, the director said: “But you’re a woman!”… Read More
Uluru Statement from the Heart Uluru Statement From The Heart 23/11/2022 - A push for First Nations recognition in the Constitution has been awarded Australia's only international prize for peace - the Sydney Peace Prize. The Uluru Statement from the Heart has been named winner of the 2021-22 Sydney Peace Prize, for its offer of peace from First Nations People to all… Read More
GSFLPN event 23 Nov GSFLPN event Wednesday 23 November 02/11/2022 - The Greater Sydney Family Law Pathways Network (GSFLPN) invite you to a networking event at the Parramatta Registry of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Please join us at this Parramatta networking event as we unpack what it means to provide cultural safety in the family law system for… Read More
Shaking hands VADR CPD event Thursday 20 October 19/10/2022 - Using the Mediator Skill Set to Resolve Workplace ConflictDear Colleagues,You are reminded that at 6pm tomorrow, Thursday 20 October, VADR will be conducting a Zoom CPD event. The presentation will be made by Murray Bickerdike and Zandy Fell, who will discuss Using the Mediator Skill Set to Resolve Workplace Conflict.Murray… Read More
‘I’m keeping the house… and the dog’: Why pet custody is tricky. 29/09/2022 - Article by Lauren Ironmonger - published in the Sydney Morning Herald August 28, 2022 — 5.00am (Link to full article below excerpt.)When Joanna’s relationship ended, she packed up her bags and three dogs and moved interstate. The family lawyer (who is choosing not to provideher surname for privacy reasons), knew… Read More