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Fifteenth Anniversary Videos

Click here to view the Past Presidents' Fifteenth Anniversary Video Presentation, which originally screened at AWL's Fifteenth Anniversary Dinner in Melbourne on 18 August 2013 (note: a message from inaugural President Alexandra Richards QC was read out at the Dinner by then-President Kate Ashmor).

Click here to view a photo-visual (no audio) presentation which also screened at the Fifteenth Anniversary Dinner on 18 August 2013.


Kate Ashmor's interview with ABC News Radio on 9 May 2013 re paid parental leave.

Kate Ashmor's interview with Jon Faine on 774 ABC Melbourne on 11 February 2013 re childcare and flexible work.

Kate Ashmor's interview with The Wire community radio program on 27 August 2012 re ADF abuse report.

Recent media coverage and media releases:

Date: 23 March, 2014

Former AWL President - Victorian Honours

Fiona McLeod - Victorian Honour Roll For Women

Date: 23 March, 2014

Attrition Study Has a Silver Lining

AWL President Comments on NARS Findings

Date: 3 January, 2014

Former AWL Director Awarded LCA Presidents Medal

Elizabeth Heenan -LCA Presidents Medal

Date: 3 January, 2014

Women in Law Awards 2013

Key Note Speech Given by AWL President

Date: 3 January, 2014

The Australian

Survey Prompts Call for Real Equality