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12 June AGS lawyer Liam Boyle takes out prestigious legal research prize

10 June AGS Deputy Chief General Counsel awarded Public Service Medal

14 May New advice templates

1 April Coronavirus resources centre

12 March A dynamic legal career awaits

16 January Training videos available to help accrue CDP points



12 November AGS major sponsor of the ANU Public Law Weekend 2019

11 November New publications and updates

6 November AGS sponsors the 2019 Sir Harry Gibbs Constitutional Law Moot

15 October AGS finalists in the Women in Law Awards 2019

16 August New whole-of-government legal services panel starts

12 August AGS wins Pro Bono Program of the Year

11 June Congratulations, Hilary Manson PSM

21 May AGS's new internal charging model begins on 1 July 2019

21 March Applications open now for our Graduate Program 2020

14 March Louise Vardanega PSM appointed to the Board of the Australian Government Legal Network

1 March Kathryn Graham appointed General Counsel for Australian Signals Directorate

27 February Our training videos

26 February Damien O’Donovan appointed to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

29 January Cathy Reid awarded Australia Day Honours 2019 Public Service Medal

25 January Ian Deane PSM is a finalist in ‘Government lawyer of the year’



7 December Royal Commission thank you

23 November AGS will be the Solicitors Assisting the Aged Care Royal Commission

22 October Olivia Ronan wins National Golden Gavel Competition

13 September Launch of debt-enforcement clinic AGS's new pro bono initiative

4 September AGS wins Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

26 July AGS Training makes some changes

12 July AGS a finalist in Australian Law Awards Dispute Resolution Team of the Year 2018

5 July OGC lawyer wins 2 scholarships to study at Cambridge

6 June AGS helped AUSTRAC on largest civil penalty in Australian corporate history

22 May AGS's Jackson Wherrett wins place in Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30

22 May AGS's Matt Walsh speaks at the Tax Institute

21 May AGS Graduate wins ACT Golden Gavel

30 April AGS In-house Counsel team

24 April Recent senior appointments in OGC

24 April Recent senior appointments to AGS tax practice

7 March Arran Gerrard speaks to the Migration Institute of Australia

9 February Employment law appointments

30 January AGS welcomes Bill Napier as Chief Counsel for AGS Commercial



4 December Third issue of AGS magazine out now

24 October AGS’s Jane Lye finalist ‘In-house lawyer of the year’ at Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2017

17 October Constitutional Law Forum 2017

13 September Employment Law Forum 2017

7 September Chris Behrens wins ACT Law Society Government Law Award 2017

24 August Equitable briefing

15 August Property and Procurement Forum 2017

19 May Second issue of AGS magazine out now

20 April Guy Aitken appointed as Commonwealth Queen’s Counsel

27 January Congratulations Paul Lang PSM RFD



2 December New AGS magazine proves popular

2 December AGS sponsored the 2016 Sir Harry Gibbs Constitutional Law Moot

2 December Welcome to the new Australian Government Solicitor

16 November AGS’s Helen Curtis named Government Woman Lawyer of the Year

14 October Administrative law in 2016: shifting sands or stagnant swamp?

27 September Employment Law Forum 2016

2 August AGS wins 2016 Defence Reserve Employer Support Awards

29 June Property and Infrastructure Forum 2016

9 June Last AGS annual report wins an ARA Bronze Award

20 April Civil Regulators Forum 2016

20 April FOI and Privacy Forum 2016

18 February AGS YouTube channel launched

17 February Recent developments in administrative law in the US and Australia



4 December AGS’s Laura John is Graduate of the Year 2015

13 November AGS featured as good corporate citizen

21 October Constitutional Law Forum 2015

30 July Arts Law Pro Bono Award

9 June Tom Howe PSM QC

25 May Civil Regulators Forum 2015

22 May AGS wins in ‘Equity market deal of the year’

19 March AGS is a finalist in the Australasian Law Awards 2015



21 November AGS wins Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility Award

18 November Beautiful Indigenous artwork purchased for our Reconciliation Action Plan

13 November Successful year for AGS

10 October AGS Administrative Law Forum

16 September AGS Employment Law Forum

15 September Andras Markus wins Excellence in Government Legal Service Award

11 September Australian Women Lawyers

8 August AGS working on Western Sydney Airport

25 July Property and Infrastructure Forum 2014

10 June Glenn Owbridge PSM

8 May Introducing the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act

7 May Last week in Parliament

7 May AGS Legal Opinions is a new collection in Trove

4 April Intellectual Property (IP) Forum 2014 – law, policy and practice

26 February Civil Penalties Forum 2014

18 February Attorney-General officially opens new AGS headquarters

23 January AGS introduces the Campbell Lecture series

9 January Implementing the Public Interest Disclosure Act



2 December AGS appointed as adviser to the Medibank Scoping Study

21 November AGS sponsors IPAA 2013 National Conference

25 Septemeber Update on AGS's pro bono program

13 September AGS Canberra has moved

12 September Commonwealth low-risk grant agreement template

4 September AGS launches its national winter clerkship program

20 August Conflicts of interest for government programs and projects

6 August Caretaker conventions

28 May Collaboration on historic Legal Opinions book and website

26 March Promoting AGS to new lawyers

22 March Beware of hidden leasing costs



5 December Murray-Darling Basin Plan

30 November Leasing

1 November AGS delivers major High Court win

1 November Australian Women Lawyers