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the appropriate fee. From 1 July 2008, the practising certificate fee for a full year from 1 July – 30 June will be $412 (for a practising certificate authorising the receipt of trust money) or $256 (for a certificate without trust authorisation). The fee will be pro-rated on a quarterly basis. if you will fall within one of the Fidelity Fund contributor classes, the required Fidelity Fund contribution . evidence that you have or will have professional indemnity insurance as required by the Legal Profession Act 2004 (Vic) (“the Act”). if the application is for a certificate that authorises the receipt of trust money, evidence ...
is an organisation that focuses on helping and protecting the legal rights of socially and economically disadvantaged people in the state of Victoria , Australia . It provides information, referral, advice and legal representation services in family, civil and criminal law within Victoria. As a statutory authority , VLA operates under the Legal Aid Act 1978 (Vic) and is funded by the Australian government for matters that fall under Commonwealth law, and the Victorian state government . The majority of Commonwealth law matters fall within the family law jurisdiction. Another source of funding is from the public purpose fund, ...
A Radical Profeminist: The Rapist Consequences of Racism in Australia
This blog exists to challenge white heterosexual male supremacy as an institutionalized ideology and a systematized set of practices which are misogynistic, heterosexist, genocidal, and ecocidal. What follows is a cross post from *here* at Australia: Look Different And Risk Being Assaulted 01 April, 2010 T he ongoing, racially-motivated attacks on international students and people from non-Anglo-Saxon backgrounds, and concerted efforts by the Australian Government and the media to downplay racism, prove that Australians are unable and unwilling to live as a civilised society without ... market research, surveys and trends
Australia fumbles race relations again – report claims white ...
VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Simon Overland is embroiled in another race row after admitting that there are bigots on his force. Mr Overland, whose public standing took a hit from his clumsy handling of the furore surrounding attacks on Indians living in Melbourne, yesterday conceded there were racists in his ranks….. Emmanuel Makoi, 18, vividly recalled being kicked and punched by police after being called a “black c. . .”. He was then driven to an abandoned spot by the Maribyrnong River, the brown ribbon that separates Melbourne’s east from west, and assaulted again. “They see the colour ... market research, surveys and trends


Australia: Report details police attacks on African immigrant youth
A report commissioned by the Legal Services Board of Victoria, released on March 18, has exposed the constant police harassment and violence endured by African immigrant youth. The 36-page report—titled “Boys, you wanna give me some action? Interventions into policing of racialised communities in Melbourne” and supported by the Fitzroy, Western Suburbs and Monash Legal Services—was based on interviews with eight community workers, one police officer, and 30 young people either born in Africa or in Australia to African parents. The youths’ families are mostly from Somalia and Sudan, but now live in Melbourne suburbs of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
OHS Reps @ Work : SafetyNet JOURNAL Archive - SafetyNet Journal 185
It is with great sadness that the VTHC has learned that Jack May,Treasurer of the Industrial Deaths Support and Advocacy Inc, passed away yesterday, March 18, after a short illness.  We express our sympathy to his wife Deanne and his family as well as everyone as IDSA.  Jack and Deanne's son Gary died three weeks after an explosion at Simsmetal in 1986. Following this preventable tragedy, Jack dedicated the last decade of his life to fighting for the rights of workers to healthy and safe workplaces, so they could return home at the end of the day.  A passionate advocate for families who had been touched by ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Plaintiff challenges the attorney fees awarded by the trial court following settlement of a class action lawsuit. He argues on appeal that a higher award is warranted. The trial court did not abuse its discretion in making its attorney fee award. In November 2008, Scott Knik sued Marriott International, Inc. (Marriott) in superior court. The complaint alleged a plaintiff class of all nonsalaried Marriott employees in the state of California. The lawsuit was removed to federal court. After discussions among the parties, Knik decided to limit the size of the proposed class. The federal case was dismissed without prejudice. In ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Flood of fraud cases prosecuted thanks to the NHS CFS
The NHS Counter Fraud Service's diligent investigations have realised several major prosecutions of late. Brian Sims reports. In the first of a series of successful prosecutions due to the work of the NHS CFS, Louis Tomkins was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court for defrauding the National Health Service (NHS) out of more than £200,000. This follows an extensive joint investigation by the NHS Counter Fraud Service (NHS CFS) and the Metropolitan Police. 47-year-old Tomkins (of Faygate in Horsham, West Sussex) earlier pleaded guilty to one charge of making a false representation contrary to The Fraud Act 2006 and covering the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Solution-Focused Judging Bench Book
the Legal Services Board of Victoria for their grants that made possible the research, writing and publication of this bench book; to Greg Reinhardt and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
LSC: LSC Updates: June 11, 2010
LSC Board Chairman John G. Levi and Board Member Laurie Mikva visited offices of the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF) last month, where they were given a front-line view of the day-to-day work that goes into meeting the legal needs of low-income Americans. LAF serves the low-income residents of Chicago and suburban Cook County with six offices-four in Chicago, one in Evanston and one in South Holland-that employ about 170 people, including 90 lawyers and 38 paralegals. The group's budget in 2009 was $14 million, slightly more than half of which came from LSC. Left to right: Alan Alop, LAF Deputy ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Associate Professor Matthew Groves, Monash Law
Qualified to supervise: Masters; PhD; Honours: One LLB honours thesis Masters: Currently supervising an LLM project on the operation of the family provision legislation in Victoria. Doctoral: Currently supervising a doctoral project on advocates' immunity. State Editor, Criminal Law Journal Legal Adviser, South Asia Book Reviews Editor, Australian Journal of Administrative Law 2008: Legal Services Board of Victoria small grant ($34,000) 'Reforming Judicial Review in Victoria'. The project examines the framework for judicial ...
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Robert Rucker was a native of New Orleans, and he opened his own gallery in the French Quarter at the age of sixteen. Immediately, Rucker found himself surrounded by fine artists of the New Orleans area, like Knute Heldner and Clarence Millet, two of his earliest influences. At the age of seventeen, he developed polio, an event that ironically became a blessing rather than a handicap. Because of his illness, the Louisiana Department of Education funded his schooling at the John McCrady School of Fine Arts in New Orleans. Rucker studied under McCrady for the next five years, developing a style that would later become synonymous ...
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