Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway

17.09.21

Lockdown Leases: A guide for commercial landlords and tenants.

As the ACT enters its sixth week in lockdown, many small business owners are feeling the impacts of lockdown hard. Important changes to the obligations of commercial landlords and tenants have recently come…

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Property Law

By Emma West

13.09.21

Spring has Sprung

Aulich’s Selling Tips Bring in the spring aromas. To change the feeling of your space, try infusing scent into your home using diffusers, incense or freshly cut plants. This will have an impact on…

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Civil Law

By Ivy Loncar

10.09.21

Voll-Er Puts a Stop to Troll-Ers (And Media Companies)

Former Don Dale Youth Centre detainee, Dylan Voller reportedly feels a sense of ‘vindication’,[1] following the landmark High Court decision on Wednesday this week. It is likely that this feeling is not shared…

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Criminal Law

By Peter Woodhouse

03.09.21

NSW jails are a COVID tinderbox and may now have the spark!

Since the start of the pandemic in early 2020, authorities, including those in Australia, have accepted that an outbreak of COVID-19 in the jail environment could have catastrophic consequences for the prison population…

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Aulich Advice Panel

By Monica McGrath

31.08.21

Aulich Advice Panel – Episode Four

Welcome back to the Aulich Advice Panel series. Lockdown forced us to get creative for Episode Four of the Aulich Advice Panel. This month we did a call out for any questions in…

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Criminal Law

By Carley Hitchins

31.08.21

Family Violence Law Reforms

The Reform On 11 August 2021, the Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2021 (No 2) (“the Act”) received notification. The Act makes several amendments to crime legislation in the ACT, most notably the addition…

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Law Updates

By Phoebe Logan

20.08.21

Consulting the Public: Proposed Reforms to The Residential Tenancies Act

In early August 2021, The ACT Government released a Consultation Paper (the Paper) on Proposed Reforms to The Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (ACT) (the Act). The Justice and Community Safety Directorate, who drafted…

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Civil Law

By Alexis Currier

13.08.21

No jab, no play, no job today

With the ACT being placed into lockdown for the next seven days, Canberrans are all bunkering down and lining up to get tested and book in for their vaccinations. Vaccinations remain to be…

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Aulich Advice Panel

By Monica McGrath

30.07.21

Aulich Advice Panel – Episode Three

Welcome back to the Aulich Advice Panel series. In Episode Three, Carley Hitchins, Solicitor, discusses what to do if the police turn up on your doorstep to execute a search warrant.   If you…

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Law Updates  .  Criminal Law

By Charlene Harris

26.07.21

Sticks and stones may break bones, but words … can now also be prosecuted

Last week, the Senate passed legislation which will hold big tech companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, responsible for offensive or harmful content posted on their platforms.  The Online Safety Bill both consolidates…

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