Media coverage, June 2014

1st Jun 2014

Just some of the media coverage generated by the Australian Lawyers Alliance during the month of June 2014.

Bill threatens to erode rights
Greg Barns, The Mercury, 30 June 2014

Drug trafficker pleads for DPP not to take her family home
ALA WA President Tom Percy QC, 720 ABC Perth, 27 June 2014 


The ALA and the Migration Act changes
ALA spokesperson Greg Barns,  702 ABC Sydney, 27 June 2014 
Also featured on ten other ABC stations, including 612 ABC Brisbane and 720 ABC Perth. 666 ABC Canberra and ABC North Queensland, as well as 50 other stations, including 2SER FM Sydney, FBi Radio Sydney, 2XXFM Canberra, 98.9FM Brisbane, Hobart FM Hobart, and Radio Larrakia Darwin.


Mandatory sentencing review finds assaults against WA police officers drop by one third over four years

Emily Moulton,, 26 June 2014

Asylum plan defies law and decency
Greg Barns, ABC Online, 26 June 2014

Anti-forestry protest laws, say lawyers and unions 
Matt Smith, The Daily Telegraph, 26 June 2014

Asylum seekers already in Australia face harder visa rules
Paul Farrell, The Guardian, 25 June 2014

Australia's hypocrisy in Greste verdict protest
Justin Glyn, Eureka Street, 24 June 2014 

Car salesman denies stealing $42,000 from employer DJ Motors 
David Killick,, 23 June 2014

Opinion: Father Brian Lucas must stand down

Peter Gogarty, Newcastle Herald, 23 June 2014


White supremacists target Jewish lawyer after Morrison "dog whistle"

Chris Graham, New Matilda, 22 June 2014


"Same justice" for all flagged

The Sunday Examiner, 22 June 2014


Pass on the message schtick

Tom Percy QC, The Sunday Times, 22 June 2014