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24 April 2019 – President's update

As we sit here, with bellies full of Easter goodies and (hopefully) basking in the warmth of celebrations with family and friends over the long weekend, it is good to think of what we owe to those whose blood and sacrifice have long kept our land safe. That is why we will pause in silence at dawn services around the country.

24 April 2019 – Trust account reporting reminder: Law practice declaration (Part A)

All law practices are required to give a statement noting whether or not the law practice has received or held trust money during the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

24 April 2019 – You’re invited to provide feedback – legal policy reform

Practitioners are invited to provide feedback as QLS policy committees prepare submissions for reviews of: (1) the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, (2) the ACCC Consumer Data Right, (3) the Modern Slavery Act 2018  reporting requirement, (4) ASIC’s guidance for responsible lending conduct and (5) the review of the mandatory data retention regime.

17 April 2019 – President's update

The word leadership gets bandied about quite a bit these days, and of course any endeavour needs a little of it. In our profession, however, it is a non-negotiable necessity.