Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway


Employee or Independent Contractor: What’s the difference?

Australian workers are traditionally classified as either an employee or an independent contractor, but what’s the difference between the two? In essence, independent contractors are afforded very limited workplace rights and do not…

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Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Charlene Harris


Anonymous Tips

The community has long been encouraged to report suspicious activity to police.  The ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign is one of the more recent examples of this kind of community engagement.  Through this campaign,…

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Criminal Law

By Peter Woodhouse


Informer 3838: an update

The Victorian Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants kicked off this morning in Melbourne and from the opening statements of Royal Commissioner Margaret McMurdo AC and Counsel Assisting the Commission Chris…

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Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Zoe Jones


The Royal Banking Commission – who is going to be charged, and when?

On 4 February 2019, the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (“the Commission”) released its final report to address misconduct in the Australian banking sector. The Commissioner,…

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Criminal Law

By Satomi Hamon


Public sex offender register won’t protect our children

Currently access to the sex offenders register in Australia is limited closed to police and Government authorities – so, should it be made public? Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has recently flagged plans…

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