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29 March 2021 – COVID-19 Alert: Greater Brisbane enters 3-day lockdown

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced this morning that from 5 pm today, Monday 29 March 2021, Greater Brisbane will lockdown for three days.

17 March 2021 – Exchange Server patch in place – what’s next?

Vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Exchange Server software require urgent action from law firms that are using it. Even if your firm has “patched” the vulnerability, there is further action required to ensure that your network is secure. These steps should not involve significant cost or disruption. For further information please read on.

12 March 2021 – QLS welcomes new Magistrates Court appointments

Queensland Law Society has applauded the state government’s two new magistrate appointees, and commended the government on its decision.

9 March 2021 – Urgent: Have you patched your Microsoft Exchange Server yet?

Last Friday QLS issued an urgent warning to all law firms which have an email server running Microsoft Exchange software. The issue is a new form of attack which allows criminals to access the server and data on the network. For further information please read on.

5 March 2021 – New hacker threat to email servers

Does your firm have an email server? If so, see below for urgent security guidance from Microsoft and the Australian Cyber Security Centre. For further information please read on.

24 February 2021 – Brisbane SDC law list

The IT systems at the Brisbane Supreme and District Courts are currently down.

19 January 2021 – Presidents update

There’s nothing like a crisis to focus attention on what really matters.

9 January 2021 – COVID-19: Greater Brisbane lockdown

Following a confirmed case of the highly infectious UK coronavirus strain, Greater Brisbane will be entering a three-day lockdown from 6pm Friday 8 January 2021 after a hotel quarantine worker tested positive.

4 January 2021 – QLS welcomes 2021 President

Queensland Law Society welcomes its 2021 President, Elizabeth Shearer, who takes over the reins from 2020 President Luke Murphy.