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Disability, Elder and Health Law Annual Report
Disability, Elder and Health Law Annual Report

 Disability, Elder and Health Law Section 08 Nov 2021

The 2021 Annual Report for the LIV Disability, Elder and Health Law (DEHL) Section has been released....

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LIV makes recommendations for the new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act
LIV makes recommendations for the new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act

 LIV Disability, Elder, and Health Law (DEHL) Section 03 Aug 2021

The LIV has provided wide-ranging recommendations to the Victorian Government for the drafting of the new proposed Mental Health and Wellbeing Act...

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Opinion: Take affirmative action
Opinion: Take affirmative action

 Rebecca Johnston-Ryan 01 Jul 2021

Inclusion of lawyers with a disability in the profession requires action from all of us.

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Victorian law reform: How juries can be more inclusive
Victorian law reform: How juries can be more inclusive

 VLRC 01 Jul 2021

The VLRC is considering how juries have become more inclusive in the United States, England and Wales, and New Zealand.

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LIV makes a formal submission to the Royal Commission into Disability
LIV makes a formal submission to the Royal Commission into Disability

 Legal Policy 15 Mar 2021

The LIV has called for the Royal Commission into Disability to fully incorporate the International Convention on the Rights of People with Disability into domestic law.

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Supporting people through “mystifying” court system
Supporting people through “mystifying” court system

 Karin Derkley 03 Jun 2020

Lawyers and magistrates need to be made disability-aware to give cognitively disabled people a more positive interaction with the justice system, a magistrate has said....

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Guardianship: A new dawn
Guardianship: A new dawn

 Natalie Talia 01 Mar 2020

A new act establishes a framework for guardianship and administration that encourages agency and participation by people with disabilities in their own affairs...

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Annual Report released for Disability, Elder and Health Law Sections
Annual Report released for Disability, Elder and Health Law Sections

 Elder Law Section 02 Dec 2019

The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) has released the annual report for the DEHL section, encompassing Disability, Elder and Health Law...

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Inquiry must examine link between mental health and criminal justice
Inquiry must examine link between mental health and criminal justice

 Karin Derkley 13 Feb 2019

The Royal Commission into Mental Health needs to look at how mental health issues can all too easily topple people into the criminal justice system or precipitate other legal problems, Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) has said in its submission to a consultation on the terms of reference for the royal commission...

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LIV submission on the Guardianship and Administration Bill 2018
LIV submission on the Guardianship and Administration Bill 2018

 Succession Law Section 05 Feb 2019

The LIV has expressed concerns regarding the state opposition's Guardianship and Administration Bill 2018…

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