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COAT Practice Manual for Tribunals 5th ed.

14 January 2021
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The Council of Australasian Tribunals (COAT) has recently published the Fifth Edition of its Practice Manual for Tribunals, and it is now available as part of our library of resources. 

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Passing of Colin Lovitt QC.

11 January 2021
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The Judicial College of Victoria offers our condolences to the family of Colin Lovitt QC, following his passing on Sunday, 10 January.

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SAC Sentencing sexual offences.

8 January 2021
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The Sentencing Advisory Council has announced it will be researching possible changes in how sexual offences have been sentenced in Victoria over the last 10 years.

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The currency of character.

6 January 2021
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The National Judicial College in the United States has re-published an article by the Honourable David J Dreyer on the currency of character in the legal profession.

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Coroners Court Appointments.

23 December 2020
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The Victorian Government has announced the appointment of Katherine Lorenz and Kate Despot to the Coroners Court – who together, bring extensive public health and workplace safety expertise to the Court.

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New Attorney-General announced.

22 December 2020
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The Victorian Government has announced that Jaclyn Symes will be Victoria’s new Attorney-General following the resignation of Jill Hennessy.

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Professor Arie Freiberg reappointed to the College Board.

21 December 2020
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Emeritus Professor Arie Freiberg AM has been reappointed to the College Board.

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Justice Weinberg appointed Special Investigator.

17 December 2020
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The Commonwealth Government has announced the appointment of the Hon Mark Weinberg AO QC as the Special Investigator into the Afghanistan war crime allegations.

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Wisdom shared.

16 December 2020
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We have reviewed and refreshed our brand to guide how we approach all our communications. 

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New Appointments to the Supreme Court.

15 December 2020
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The Victorian Government has announced the appointment of four new judicial officers to the Supreme Court of Victoria commencing today.

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Children’s Court President.

15 December 2020
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The Victorian Government has today announced the appointment of Magistrate Jack Vandersteen as the next President of the Children’s Court and as a Judge of the County Court.

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Chief Justice’s video message to new lawyers.

14 December 2020
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The Chief Justice, the Hon. Anne Ferguson, has released a special video message to acknowledge the lawyers who were admitted to practise ‘on the papers’ in 2020.