Christmas Greetings Ceremony

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Wednesday 13 December, 2017 | Supreme Court of Queensland President’s speech May it please the Court. Milo – not the sweet chocolate belly warming beverage, Milo Yiannopoulos, the ultra-right wing political commentator, has garnered significant press recently.  He was in Australia to spruik his version of society.  His presence drew angry violent crowds both in support and […]

Personal Injuries Conference 2017

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Friday 27 October, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre President’s opening address Welcome Good morning. It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Society’s Personal Injuries Conference. In keeping with our reconciliation commitment it is culturally appropriate and important to acknowledge the First Nations people as the original inhabitants of the land on which this event […]

QLS Policy Committee Chair Breakfast 2017

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Thursday 5 October, Law Society House President’s address Introduction Good morning. In keeping with our reconciliation commitment it is culturally appropriate and important to acknowledge the First Nations people as the original inhabitants of the land on which this ceremony is taking place here in Meanjin, and recognise the remarkable country north and south of […]

Criminal Law Conference 2017

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Friday 8 September 2017, Law Society House President’s opening address Introduction Acknowledgment of Country In keeping with our reconciliation commitment it is culturally appropriate and important to acknowledge the First Nations people as the original inhabitants of the land on which this ceremony is taking place here in Meanjin, and recognise the remarkable country north […]

QLS Roadshow: Law in the Tropics – Opening Remarks

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Friday 18 August 2017, Port Douglas President’s opening remarks Good morning and welcome to day two of our Law in the Tropics Roadshow. I would like to formally acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of this reputable part of Queensland that we are all meeting on, the beautiful country where rainforest meets the sea. I am […]