Civil Law  .  Law Updates

By Alexis Currier

17.01.20

What will the changes to CTP mean for Canberrans?

With the changes to CTP Laws in the ACT expected to commence on 1 February 2020, it is integral that motorists understand what these new changes will mean for them if they are…

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Criminal Law

By Kate Gunther

13.01.20

Some men just want to watch the world burn

Renowned as the most liveable city in the world, spacious and pristine Canberra is the envy of many. For those of us lucky enough to live here, we habitually take advantage of the…

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Criminal Law

By Charlene Harris

20.12.19

Be careful what Santa brings down your chimney, because it may just land you behind bars over Christmas.

Gel blasters, also known as gel blaster guns, are becoming increasingly popular and the numbers of them appearing in the ACT have been on the rise throughout 2019.  Around 80 gel blasters were…

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News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

11.12.19

The interview with Lawyer X

As the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants in Victoria continues, Lawyer X – Nicola Gobbo, took to the airways in a secretive interview on ABC’s 7:30 on Tuesday night. If…

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News & Current Affairs

By Ben Aulich

06.12.19

Freedom of Speech – even if the speech is stupid

It sticks in my craw to hear that fanatically religious footballer said in the media yesterday “Wiv today’s acknowledgement and apology by Rugby Austraya we have been vindicated”. He’s just too stupid to…

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Criminal Law

By Alexis Currier

15.11.19

When milk turns sour; consequences of drug taking at festivals

Spilt Milk 2019 will be held in Canberra on 23 November 2019, only 2 weeks after the damming report released by NSW Deputy State Coroner Grahame following an inquest in the deaths of…

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News

By Ben Aulich

07.11.19

Breast milk baristas and other antics – A day in the life of Aulich

A recent article we published on our blog last Thursday, written by one of our partners, Erin Taylor titled “Aggressive misogynism” has generated a lot of feedback. Much has been very positive. It…

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News

By Erin Taylor

30.10.19

Aggressive misogynism – what does that even mean?

A bit of a change up for our blog this week. Rather than a post about proposed changes in the law or an analysis of recent Court decisions, we’ve decided to post a…

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Criminal Law

By Peter Woodhouse

22.10.19

Proposed bikie laws are ill-thought-out and unlikely to be effective.

The ABC and Canberra Times is heralding the news this morning that the ACT Government is set to introduce a surprise Bill on Thursday targeting bikies and organised crime. Apparently, under the new…

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News & Current Affairs  .  Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway

18.10.19

Eastman compensation case: a precis.

 Unless you have been living under a rock, you would have heard that David Eastman, who was acquitted of the murder of Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner Colin Winchester after his retrial last…

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