News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

18.03.19

Fraser Anning may end up with more than egg on his face

I assume, like me, most of you had a bit of a chuckle at the footage of Senator Fraser Anning getting ‘egged’ by young Will Connolly (affectionately known a “Egg Boy”) on Saturday….

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Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Charlene Harris

18.02.19

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  .  News & Current Affairs

By Zoe Jones

11.02.19

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  .  News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

04.12.18

Actions of Informer 3838: appalling

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of days you would have heard about the scandal that has broken in Victoria concerning the criminal barrister who, it has been…

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Civil Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Caitlin Holloway

26.10.18

Running your mouth on social media could run your wallet dry

When we think about the law of defamation, we often think of celebrities and other high-flyers taking on large media corporations for defamatory stories and articles made in print and television media. These…

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News & Current Affairs

By Satomi Hamon

17.10.17

Pill testing approved in ACT, but not going to happen at Spilt Milk

The ACT Government announced in September they would allow free pill testing to take place at the Spilt Milk music festival in Canberra on November 25, making it the first festival in Australia to provide this harm reduction service. However, Spilt…

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News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

13.09.17

Defending the indefensible

Child Sex Offenders and the horrible offences they commit upon vulnerable members of society is about as unpopular a topic as you can think of.  It is unsurprising then that I was somewhat…

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News & Current Affairs

By Elizabeth Beard

08.09.17

Would You Want to Meet the Man Who Robbed You?

Being the victim of an offence can have many consequences both physical and psychological. It could easily be presumed for a victim to meet their offender would be a scary and negative experience….

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News & Current Affairs

By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

22.08.17

25 terms you’ll hear in an Australian court

It’s daunting going to court, especially when lawyers and judges often use a lot of complex legal terms. Here’s a glossary of words you might hear at court.

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News & Current Affairs

By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

22.08.17

How should you conduct yourself in court?

Going to court can be a daunting process. We’ll put your nerves at ease with this handy guide on how best to conduct yourself at court.

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