Last week, the Parliament of Australia passed a Bill legalising same-sex marriage. In this special chronology, we highlight and celebrate the diversity of work done by lawyers and law firms in support of LGBTIQ rights, including pro bono legal services.
Links to stories of interest to the pro bono legal community that you may have missed. You can also stay up to date on the latest pro bono news by following the Centre’s Twitter feed @AusPBC.
In the face of attacks from Minister Peter Dutton on private law firms acting pro bono for asylum seekers and refugees, the Australian Pro Bono Centre has defended the commitment of lawyers who undertake pro bono legal work in Australia.