News & Current Affairs

By Georgia Woodward

14.01.22

“Locked up in a room…Torture”: The Novak Djokovic saga.

Novak Djokovic came to Australia to play tennis. But first, he was detained in Australian Immigration Detention for four nights. The above words, however, are not attributed to Mr. Djokovic’s detention. They are,…

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Aulich Advice Panel

By Monica McGrath

23.12.21

Aulich Advice Panel – Episode Seven

Welcome back to the Aulich Advice Panel series. In Episode Seven of the Aulich Advice Panel Satomi Hamon, Associate, explores the topic ‘Statements as a Witness’. Similar to our Zoom style videos from…

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Criminal Law

By Minuri Dharmasena

23.12.21

The State of Incarceration: New South Wales’ Prison Problem

New South Wales has a jail problem.  The prison population in the state is skyrocketing and is illustrative of a bigger problem across the country. Despite declining crime rates,[i] the state’s prison population…

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Property Law

By Phoebe Logan

14.12.21

Your Rights to Rescission

In 2021, a multitude of Canberrans have been subject to unforeseen contract rescissions for off the plan property purchases. Put simply, a rescission of contract is when the contract is essentially cancelled by…

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Civil Law  .  News

By Erin Taylor

07.12.21

Do not eat the poisonous donut

Like most people, I love a little sweet treat. That said, my appetite for sweet treats has been somewhat stifled (perhaps thankfully now that it’s warmed up and the winter clothes are in…

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Property Law

By Olivia Wright

03.12.21

The ‘Santa’ Clause

As the Holiday period nears, it is important to be mindful that most Legal Firms and banks will close for a short period of time over the Christmas/New year break. The ‘Santa’ Clause…

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Criminal Law

By Maeve Ireland-Jones

01.12.21

Is Burglary not a serious enough crime for the Police to care about?

In an article released this morning by ABC Radio Canberra, ACT Chief Police Officer Neil Gaughan has confirmed that over the next 12 months, ACT Policing will be implementing an online reporting system…

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News & Current Affairs

By Carley Hitchins

01.12.21

Where is William?  – on the news:  the danger of considerable media coverage of a police investigation.

The disappearance of William Tyrrell has arguably attracted the most media attention of any police investigation in Australia since the death of Azaria Chamberlain. The story of the toddler who went missing in…

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Civil Law

By Phoebe Tulk

19.11.21

Defamation of Terrance Flowers in Cleo Smith Case

You receive a distraught call from your relative. A national news network has named you on their Facebook page, with a reach of over 1 million followers, as the man alleged to have…

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Civil Law

By Alexis Currier

12.11.21

Rust film set tragedy – a reminder about work health safety

One of Hollywood’s biggest stories over the past few weeks has been surrounding the tragedy that occurred on the movie set of “Rust”, an upcoming feature film starring Alec Baldwin. For those who…

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