News

By Peter Woodhouse

27.03.20

COVID-19: The wheels of justice continue to grind, just a little slower.

Courts have announced a number of restrictions on civil and criminal matters in the past few weeks as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19 and the need to implement social distancing. Whilst…

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Criminal Law

By Peter Woodhouse

24.03.20

Criminal Matters

We understand that the following months will be unpredictable and daunting for all of us. It’s incumbent on us to do what we can in this climate to help others and see we…

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Civil Law

By Erin Taylor

23.03.20

Wills & Estates

It is a really uncertain time at the moment for all of us. We’re all worried about our finances, our health and those around us. I have recently fielded lots of enquiries from…

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News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

18.03.20

Covid-19: A message from our Partners

Whilst we are continuing to provide exemplary legal advice and representation, as normal, Aulich is committed to the health and wellbeing of our clients and staff. Further, as a business, we need to…

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News & Current Affairs

By Carley Hitchins

06.03.20

Christmas Island or Jail – what’s worse? At least there’s toilet paper.

Australia’s biosecurity laws After the first human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus in Australia,  Attorney-General, Christian Porter, has made clear the government will have no hesitation in exercising the pre-existing but as yet unused coercive…

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Criminal Law

By Peter Woodhouse

28.02.20

Show us what you’ve got! – the importance of prosecutorial disclosure.

A NSW Local Court Magistrate and police prosecutors from the Illawarra had their knuckles collectively rapped by the NSW Supreme Court this week in defence of the prosecutorial duty of disclosure.  The decision…

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Law Updates

By Olivia Huntington

21.02.20

It’s the constitution. It’s Mabo. It’s the vibe…

A win for Indigenous people – but will the Department of Home Affairs find a way around the recent decision of the High Court? On 11 February 2020, the High Court handed down…

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Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway

14.02.20

What do you do if you wind-up here?

If you are involved in the construction industry in the ACT, you will have heard about the recent collapse of one of Canberra’s “big players” in the construction game. The liquidation of this…

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Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

01.02.20

Big Brother is watching… or at least ACT Policing are.

Earlier this week the ACT Government and Chief Police Officer were collectively beating their drums about improvements to the ACT Closed Circuit Television (“CCTV”) network.  Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been pumped…

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Criminal Law

By Satomi Hamon

24.01.20

Canberra’s new Drug and Alcohol Court

In September 2019, the ACT Government moved to create a new Drug and Alcohol Court (DAC) and introduced legislation that will allow it to issue substance dependent offenders with a Drug and Alcohol…

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