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  • 25
    Mar
    2013

    2013 Trainee Lawyers

    Five trainees have joined the Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) as part of its 2013 Traineeship program.  As in previous years, the program attracted many candidates of an extremely high calibre.
  • 09
    Jan
    2013

    Podcast: Emergency Alert System Project

    Please click here to access our latest podcast on the Emergency Alert System project, run by the Office of the Emergency Service Commissioner.  Interviewer: Shaun Le Grand, Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor, Police   Interview panel:  Alan Foster, Office of the Emergency Service Commissioner  Wendy Grenville, Office of the Emergency Service Commissioner  Sarah Daniell, Victorian Government Solicitor's Office
  • 18
    Oct
    2012
  • 21
    Sep
    2012

    Client Newsletter: Impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on Government land purchases

    Impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on Government land purchases.
  • 30
    Aug
    2012

    Case Summary - State of New South Wales v Quirk

    Click here to access the latest VGSO Case Summary - State of New South Wales v Quirk.
  • 28
    Aug
    2012

    VGSO lawyers gives evidence to Senate Committee on privacy

    The Senate Standing Committee on Constitutional & Legal Affairs is inquiring into the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012, which will amend the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) to implement the Australian Government's first stage response to the Australian Law Reform Commission report For Your Information: Australian Privacy Law and Practice.VGSO Principal Solicitor Katie Miller, in her capacity as a LIV councillor and member, gave evidence on behalf of the LIV to the Committee's inquiry on 10 August 2012.  Katie's evidence followed the LIV earlier making a submission in response to an exposure draft of the bill; Katie was a principal contributor to the LIV's submission.  Katie has previously provided evidence to the Senate Environment and Communications Reference Committee in relation to online privacy.
  • 28
    Aug
    2012

    The Brief - August Podcast

    Welcome to The Brief, the VGSO podcast. Our latest podcast covers the Court of Appeal's decision in Noone v Operation Smile [2012] VSCA 91, a case concerning the prohibition on misleading and deceptive conduct under the Fair Trading Act 1991, and the application of the right to freedom of expression in the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.   Click here to access the Podcast.   For further information on this matter, please contact Eleanor Thomas (ph 8684 0431 or at ua.vog.civ.osgvec3ba9232ae8f48d46b4f6a5283e496f@ec3ba9232ae8f48d46b4f6a5283e496fsamoht.ronaele) or Bruce Chen (ph 8684 0425 or at ua.vog.civ.osgv07a4e20a7bbeeb7a736682b26b16ebe8@07a4e20a7bbeeb7a736682b26b16ebe8nehc.ecurb).
  • 22
    Aug
    2012

    VGSO August Newsletter

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: Coronial inquests
  • 27
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter - Natural Resources and the Native Title Defence

    Please click here to access the latest VGSO's client newsletter: Natural Resources and the Native Title DefenceFor further information or legal advice on any issues raised, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the disclaimer section of the newsletter.
  • 12
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter: The Freedom of Information Commissioner - How will the change affect you?

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: The Freedom of Information Commissioner - How will the change affect you?  For further information or legal advice on any issues raised, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the case note.    The FOI Podcast can also be found here.

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