1st Aug 2019
Tom Percy QC explores six questions arising from the sentencing of Anthony Harvey, the first person in WA ordered by a judge never to be eligible for parole.
4th Oct 2018
The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) welcomes the appointment of Mr Joshua Thomson SC as the new Solicitor General of Western Australia.
21st Sep 2018
The review of the WA asset confiscation laws, announced recently by the Attorney General, has been welcomed by the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
2nd Aug 2018
The ALA welcomes the appointment of Mr Peter Quinlan SC as the new Chief Justice of Western Australia.
16th Apr 2015
With the WA government soon to make decisions on CTP, it is important that people do not lose important rights.
25th Feb 2015
An extra two dollars a week to insure the average family car is all it would take to give Western Australia the best motor vehicle accident compensation scheme in Australia, the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) said today.
11th Sep 2013
“The fundamental right of Western Australians to be able to afford lifetime medical care following motor vehicle injury must be retained along side any new no-fault scheme or the quality of life for injury victims will be eroded,” Australian Lawyers Alliance personal injury spokesman Asanka Gunasekera said today.
12th Aug 2013
A highly respected judge, who deliberated on an Australian man’s potential deportation for Nazi war crimes, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Australian Lawyers Alliance WA Conference on Friday.
24th Apr 2013
The Australian Lawyers Alliance today called on the federal government to stop detaining children and families as part of its asylum seeker policy.
15th Apr 2013
The Australian Lawyers Alliance is concerned that the rights of a boatload of Sri Lankan men, women and children who reached WA on Tuesday are being ignored as Australia continues to flout its international obligations to asylum seekers.
15th Oct 2012
“The Community Protection Website, released today by the WA Government, will not assist in reducing sex offences or making the community safer in WA,” Australian Lawyers Alliance director, barrister and criminal law spokesman, Greg Barns, said.
24th Aug 2012
The National Disability Insurance and National Injury Insurance Schemes, being advanced by the Federal Government, are being discussed in Perth today (Friday 24 August) by lawyers at the coalface of personal injury law.
21st Aug 2012
The Australian Lawyers Alliance annual WA Conference in Perth on Friday promises a diverse and cutting edge program with presentations from the Western Australian Governor, high profile judges and specialist barristers and lawyers.