ARTISTS IN THE BLACK CHALLENGE 2018

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As part of Colin Biggers & Paisley’s commitment to protecting the legal and cultural rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, a team of thirteen people including Managing Partner, Nick Crennan, and the Arts Law Centre of Australia’s Chief Executive Officer, Robyn Ayres, travelled to Central Australia from 19 – 25 August and trekked more than 70 km of Watarrka and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Parks. In doing so, the team, which was made up of people from our Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne offices raised funds to help facilitate the employment of a solicitor at Arts Law. Days one through…

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION

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Today is the first International Day of Education, a day to reinforce the need for free and compulsory elementary education and recognise it as a human right. The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation has a strategic focus on protecting and promoting the rights of children – particularly, access to education. In 2018, our partnership with the Castan Centre enabled our practice to support research to inform the Centre’s ground breaking report Improving Educational Outcomes for Children with Disability in Victoria. We are committed to assisting young people through our work with the Marrickville Legal Centre and YouthLaw and to protecting…

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