2016

22 March 2016 | Brisbane Legal article with comments by Vice-President, Cassandra Heilbronn on the improvement of gender equality in the legal profession can be found here.

14 March 2016 | Media Release regarding Corporate Membership is available here.

2015

18 December 2015 | Honourary Member, Noela L’Estrange wrote an article in QLS Proctor regarding women in the legal profession.  You can read the article here.

18 December 2015 | Coverage of the 37th Annual Awards Dinner, including an interview with all Award Winners can be read in the QLS Proctor article here.

18 December 2015 | QLS Proctor published an article about our Regional event held in Far North Queeensland.  Access the article here.

18 December 2015 | This month’s Flexible Working Group story in QLS Proctor features Jane Menzies.  Access the article here.

7 December 2015 | The Honourable Chief Justice Holmes gave an insightful address at the 100th anniversary celebration of the admission of Agnes McWhinney, Queensland’s first female solicitor.  A copy of Her Honour’s address is available online.

19 October 2015 | The finalists for the 37th Annual Awards Dinner have been released.  The Media Release can be viewed here.

19 October 2015 | This month’s Flexible Working Group story in QLS Proctor features current Secretary, Kate Denning.  Access the article here.

15 October 2015 | President, Amelia Trotman has applauded the efforts of the women who have nominated in the QLS Council Elections.  Her comments are available here.

29 September 2015 | President, Amelia Trotman has called on members of WLAQ to speak out against domestic violence and show support to Women’s Legal Service Queensland.  The Media Release can be viewed here.

1 September 2015 | President, Amelia Trotman is interviewed for Proctor, with this month’s Flexible Working Group story also printed.  The stories can be accessed here.

6 August 2015 | The WLAQ’s Media Release regarding the Childcare Member Discounts offered by QLS can be accessed here.

30 June 2015 | The Media Release for the 2015/2016 Management Committee can be read here.

5 May 2015 | WLAQ’s Updated Constitution can be accessed here.

3 March 2015 | The WLAQ Committee endorsed their 2015-2018 Strategic Plan.  The WLAQ’s committment to provide an avenue and catalyst for change for women in the legal profession can be read here.

Prior to 2015

On 29 March 2013, Queensland judiciary split into cliques, some shirk workload while others on the outer – quotes President, Natalia Wuth, with Vice Presidents Rachael Taylor and Kylie Hillard. Read original Press Release.

On 16 August 2013, WLAQ’s current President, Ms Natalia Wuth, told Lawyers Weekly that more women would stay in the profession if they were offered the ability to work flexibly. Read Article.

On 4 January 2013, our immediate past president, Ms Kathryn Finlayson, was asked by The Courier Mail to comment on a report released by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency revealing statistics demonstrating a gender pay gap. Read article