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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Alexis Currier

11.10.19

A pawsitive outcome? – A review of the animal welfare amendments in the ACT

On 16 May 2019, the ACT Government introduced the Animal Welfare Legislation Amendment Bill into the Legislative Assembly. The Bill proposed a number of changes to the Animal Welfare Act 1992 (ACT), which…

Read More

Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

04.10.19

Driving whilst tired? An awakening on the laws of dangerous driving.

Today marks the start of another long weekend.  On weekends like this and as the weather warms, Australians (and Canberrans in particular) will take to the roads and flock to the coast.  …

Read More

Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Kate Gunther

27.09.19

Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll

We all know one of these depraved activities is already outlawed in Bali on pain of death (or extended periods in custody). Drugs have long been illegal at the favourite holiday destination, and…

Read More

News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

15.08.19

Senior Catholics above the law? – stubborn refusal to report sexual abuse exemplifies a lot of what is wrong with the church.

Let’s face it.  The Catholic Church has a global P.R. problem, particularly in relation to child sexual abuse.  It seems that problem has just gotten significantly worse. Melbourne’s most senior Catholic, Archbishop Peter…

Read More

Site of the Day

Site by Swell Design Group