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It has been another busy and productive year, despite the ongoing COVID-19 situation, for the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI). SALRI is an independent law reform body based at the Adelaide University Law School which was established in December 2010 under an agreement between the University of Adelaide, the Attorney-General and the Law Society of South Australia. SALRI’s output and impact in 2021 has remained significant.
Vulnerable people who have difficulty communicating should have better assistance when accessing the justice system, according to a new report.
The work of the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) has led to landmark changes to many of the state’s laws since it was conceived in December 2010. On Tuesday 26 October 2021, SALRI’s work, which has benefited many sectors of the community, was celebrated at a reception at Government House, hosted by Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia. Read the full article here.
The University of Adelaide recently signed a contract for the Adelaide Law School to provide legal education services to the Commonwealth/ Department of Defence.
Do you want to know more about the risks and regulation of work experience for tertiary students in Australia? Join us on November 16 for a webinar.
At the recent South Australian Red Cross Annual General Meeting, Professor Dale Stephens was presented with the Red Cross Distinguished Service Award. This award is a national one that recognises distinguished service and the demonstration of exceptional leadership.
On the evening of 13 Sept, Professor Dale Stephens of the Law School and A/Prof Tim Legrand of the Politics School participated in a panel event sponsored by the Adelaide Student 'Politics and international Relations Association (PIRA)' (hosted by PIRA President Felix Eldridge) discussing the significance of the current takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban and the significance of the US, Australian and NATO contribution to Afghanistan over the past 20 years.
New report published 'Protecting Students at Work: Australian Universities and Regulating for Quality Work Experience'
The International Labour Organization and Edward Elgar have published a collection of essays on Internships, Employability and the Search for Decent Work Experience, co-edited by Adelaide Law School’s Professor Andrew Stewart, Emerita Professor Rosemary Owens and Associate Professor Anne Hewitt.
As part of her work, Stephanie Hoang deals with complex legislation and client-relationship management using skills she gained from completing a double degree in Law and Commerce.