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26 March 2019

The Defamation Working Party is seeking feedback on defamation law in Australia, to identify areas for national reform.

8 March 2019

Former Supreme Court Justice, the Hon Brian Martin AO QC, has been appointed to undertake an independent review of the former Labor Government’s Major Indictable Reforms.

8 March 2019

More than 100 applications for information about a current or former partner have been made since the state’s Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme was implemented, with more than a quarter advised of a partner’s violent past.

28 February 2019

Measures aimed at reducing the backlog of forensic psychiatric assessments in the State’s courts have been introduced to State Parliament.

26 February 2019

South Australia’s independent Law Reform Institute based at Adelaide of University has been asked by the State Government to consider changes to the State’s abortion laws with a view to improve access and modernise the practice in the State and with a view to making abortion a regulated medical procedure under health legislation as opposed to a criminal law issue.

22 February 2019

Changes in consumer needs and getting back to its core business has led to the Public Trustee to amend the way it delivers services covering the making of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.

21 February 2019

An unlicensed builder who carried out work on suburban homes without a licence, and in some instances, failed to carry out remedial work at those properties has been fined $3000 in the Adelaide Magistrates Court.

21 February 2019

South Australia’s District Court will soon welcome two new judges, with the appointments of experienced lawyers Jo-Anne Deuter and Michael Durrant confirmed today.

19 February 2019

The State Government will commit $3.2 million to set up an SA Government response unit, solely focussed on the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

14 February 2019

An itinerant tradesman has been charged with numerous breaches of the Australian Consumer Law following an investigation undertaken by Consumer and Business Services.

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